|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:45:34 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] HEALTH: "Report: New vets showing Gulf War illness symptoms"|
Report: New vets showing Gulf War illness symptomsThis may be the first time symptoms are linked to current Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Kelly Kennedy USA TODAY January 23, 2013WASHINGTON -- Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be suffering from the 20-year-old set of symptoms known as Gulf War Illness, according to a new report released Wednesday by the federal Institute of Medicine.
"Preliminary data suggest that (chronic multisymptom illness) is occurring in veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars as well," the report says.
This may be the first time that the symptoms suffered by veterans of the 1991 Gulf War have been linked to veterans of the current wars, which started in 2001 and 2003, said Paul Rieckhoff, CEO of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/23/gulf-war-illness- symptoms/1856625/
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