Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease

FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides that were sprayed far and wide by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War might put veterans at increased risk for heart disease and Parkinson's. An Institute of Medicine report released Friday finds "suggestive but limited" evidence of an elevated risk for these two conditions among soldiers who served in that conflict. Agent Orange is made up of compounds known to be contaminated with a type of dioxin --...Full Story
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