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Va Knocks Down Sarin Exposure


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http://www.vawatchdog.org/08/nf08/nfJUL08/nf072208-1.htm

This is sure not good news-for GWVs-or for any vet esposed to toxins in the mil.

Also this Wednesday night we are doing a show at SVR radio on Project SHAD and the proposed bill on that-(will post more info Wednesday AM here on that)

I need to find out how this recent decision might impact on that proposed legislation-

the military has always had numerous opportunities for exposures to all types of toxins-and often without issue of any protective gear or without scientific data on the consequences of exposure.

In 2007 a study revealed:

"WASHINGTON: Scientists working with the Department of Defense have found evidence that low-level exposure to sarin nerve gas - the kind experienced by more than 100,000 U.S. troops in the Gulf war in 1991 - could have caused lasting brain deficits.

Though the results are preliminary, the study is notable for being financed by the government and for being the first to make use of a detailed analysis of sarin exposure performed by the Pentagon, based on wind patterns and plume size.

The report, to be published in the June issue of the journal NeuroToxicology, found apparent changes in the brain's connective tissue - its so-called white matter - in soldiers exposed to the gas."

IOM says it isnt so.

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