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Gulf War Syndrome

For Returning American Soldiers Seeking Health Care, the Real War Begins at Home

Mario Almonte | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Mario Almonte

American soldiers: love 'em and leave 'em? The appalling treatment of American war veterans in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide is not the first example of our country's often-tragic indifference to its returning war heroes.

Gulf War Syndrome Comes to the Gulf of Mexico?

Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green
Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S.

Not one dime has been allocated to study how toxic exposures resulting from this disaster may have rendered thousands of individuals chemically intolerant and suffering from the same disabling multi-system symptoms that continue to afflict Gulf War veterans.

For Veterans, Veterans Day is Every Day of the Year

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

For most of us, Veterans Day is another day to celebrate and honor an occasion or event -- in this case a very special group of people. For our vete...

What If Everyone Knew What War Really Feels Like?

Shad Meshad | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Shad Meshad

I'm not saying the draft should be reinstated, but I am saying that we need to do something differently. Perhaps if everyone had an equal stake, we wouldn't just change the channel when the news wasn't good.

Lynne Peeples

Toxic Battleground: Contaminated Environments May Be To Blame For Decades Of Sick Soldiers | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.08.2013 | Green

In 1991, as part of Operation Desert Storm, former U.S. Army Spc. Candy Lovett arrived in Kuwait a healthy 29-year-old eager to serve her country. Two...

Controlling Lucifer

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Might it be that war isn't something we wage, so much as a force that wages us? And if that's the case, it doesn't particularly matter whether we win or lose because it's not in our control anyway, at least not in the way we think it is.

Lynne Peeples

The New 'Dust Bowl': Are Dust Storms Stirring Up Disease? | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green

Scientists are predicting that the frequency of dust storms, on the rise in the last few years, will continue to increase. Some have also suggested th...

'Green News Report' - September 20 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Preside...

Take a Simple Nutrient? Improve Gulf War Syndrome

Dr. Walter Crinnion | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Walter Crinnion

Those vets with this set of health problems -- often referred to as "Gulf War Illness" -- have not been improving since the end of their service. And their symptoms picture is shared by many others who never served in the military.

ReThink Review: Countdown to Zero -- How I Learned to Start Worrying

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

America's willingness to use nuclear weapons poses one of the globe's biggest threats. As Countdown to Zero illustrates, it's time we take that threat off the table.

Imagining a World Without Oil

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

We have seen the deadly results and heartbreak in the Gulf of Mexico from every angle and are shocked and moved by what we see. But is it enough to get us to move from inertia into personal action and social change?

New Suspect In Gulf War Syndrome

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

The Veterans Affairs Department announced that it will re-examine the disability claims of thousands of Persian Gulf War veterans suffering from the mysterious Gulf War illnesses decades after the war ended

President Obama's Monumental Shutting Down of Disturbing CIA Activities

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

This country was saying and supposedly standing for one thing and then, via these CIA-backed activities, doing the opposite of what a democratic United States stands for.

The Ghosts of Desert Storm

Robert Koehler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Seventeen years and three wars later, the ghosts of Operation Desert Storm -- the cancers, the chronic headaches and dizziness, the fibromyalgia, the ALS and so much more -- have just gotten a reality upgrade.

Report: DOD Delayed Brain Injury Scans For Soldiers

USA Today | Gregg Zoroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For more than two years, the Pentagon delayed screening troops returning from Iraq for mild brain injuries because officials feared veterans would bla...