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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Oops - Monsanto's Non-Approved GMO Crop Growing In Oregon and Farmers Are Scared

    Oops - Monsanto's Non-Approved GMO Crop Growing In Oregon and Farmers Are Scared
    American wheat farmers sell most of their crops to customers in Japan and Europe and other nations that don't want their people eating genetically modified foods. And that's why a lot of wheat farmers are freaking out about news that a strain of...
  • 2005 - Timing Is Key In Cancer Cases

    Sixty-one families pressing wrongful death claims against Pratt & Whitney took their case to the state Supreme Court Thursday, fighting to remain part of a lawsuit blaming the jet-engine maker for a cluster of brain cancer deaths.     At issue is whether...
  • Mayor starts cancer treatment

    Mayor starts cancer treatment
    Mayor Kelly Boyd began chemotherapy treatment Wednesday, less than a week after doctors confirmed his cancer diagnosis and one day before his 69th birthday. "It took 25 minutes, and it went well," Boyd said Thursday. "I am feeling fine." Boyd publicly...
  • Genetically modified corn varieties are popping with news

    With so much recent news on genetically modified corn varieties, its a wonder anyone can keep up. But lest you end up the only one at the cocktail party tonight without the latest GMO corn scoop, here's a primer on the new developments.  The French...
  • Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange

    Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange
    As she so often does, Marichia Simcik Arese will host one of her unusual crafts boutiques this weekend at her Pacific Palisades home. And two days after that she will head for Vietnam to encourage the disabled young artists who create chic water bottle...
  • New Casey challenger emerges

     
    A Bucks County businessman, David A. Christian, has formed an exploratory committee to run against U.S. Sen. Bob Casey in 2012. “I plan to speak with and listen to Pennsylvanians throughout the state to examine the opportunities available in this......
  • Agent Orange in the land of Rachel Carson

     
    It pains me to see the herbicide-inspired browning of the once-green vegetation along the shoulders of Routes 309 and 22 on my morning work commute. The pattern is established throughout the region, and probably the state. I understand the need to keep...
  • Obama: 'America’s military is the best that it’s ever been'

     
    Democrat Obama talks of reducing growing medical backlogs at VA hospitals and proposing a hiring credit for returning veterans....
  • U.S. to begin cleaning up Agent Orange at tainted Vietnamese site

     
    More than half a century after the United States began dousing Vietnam with Agent Orange, it is about to begin cleaning up one of the most contaminated spots left over from the war....
  • AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME

    AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME
    This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.    At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
  • Central Pennyslvanian Hospice Honors Veteran Patients

    Central Pennyslvanian Hospice Honors Veteran Patients
    A local hospice is making Veteran's Day count, by visiting veteran patients and honor them for their service. An AseraCare hospice nursing assistant made stops Thursday, visiting veterans to hear their stories and show appreciation for their work in...
  • More illness tied to agent orange

    Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32. No one else in his family has had diabetes. "For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...