Monday, January 28, 2013

Updated links on the VA Public Health website

http://www.publiche index.asp

http://www.publiche exposures/ wars-operations/ cold-war. asp

Veterans who served during the Cold War Era may have been exposed to a range
of environmental and chemical hazards that carried potential health risks.

Ionizing Radiation
http://www.publiche exposures/ radiation/ military- exposure. asp>
Exposure from atmospheric and underground nuclear weapons tests
Herbicide Tests and Storage
http://www.publiche exposures/ agentorange/ tests-storage. asp>
Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam, tested or stored
Project 112/Project SHAD
http://www.publiche exposures/ shad/index. asp>
Military tests of chemical/biological warfare materials conducted in the
1960s to early 1970s
Edgewood/Aberdeen Experiments
http://www.publiche exposures/ edgewood- aberdeen/ index.asp>
Classified medical studies of low-dose chemical agents conducted from
Mustard Gas http://www.publiche exposures/ mustardgas/ index.asp>
Military tests of mustard agents in the 1940s
Camp Lejeune Water Supplies
http://www.publiche exposures/ camp-lejeune/ index.asp>
Tap water contaminated by industrial chemicals at Marine Corps Base Camp in
the 1950s to 1980s
Atsugi Waste Incinerator
http://www.publiche exposures/ sand-dust- particulates/ atsugi.asp>
Atsugi, Japan: Combustion waste disposal that burned industrial and medical
Noise http://www.publiche exposures/ noise/index. asp>
Harmful sounds from guns, equipment, and machinery that is often experienced
during military service
Occupational Hazards
http://www.publiche exposures/ categories/ occupational-
Exposures from working with chemicals, paints, and machinery during service
http://www.publiche diseases- conditions. asp
The Office of Public Health focuses on certain medical conditions that may
affect Veterans. Find out more about these diseases and conditions.

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