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Mother forced to choose between her baby’s health and career faces removal from the Marine Corps

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Having a child is often a time of great joy and celebration for new parents. But for one Marine mother it eventually caused complications ― and threatened her career. When her baby was diagnosed with a serious health condition, the Marine mom made a decision to risk her career for the health of her child, […]

VA would be forced to add three illnesses to Agent Orange presumptive list under Senate-passed plan

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Senate lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to force the Department of Veterans Affairs to add three serious illnesses — bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and Parkinson’s-like symptoms — to the list of conditions presumed linked to chemical defoliant exposure in Vietnam. The move has the potential to extend veterans disability benefits to tens of thousands of veterans, but […]

VA would be forced to add three illnesses to Agent Orange presumptive list under Senate-passed plan

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Senate lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to force the Department of Veterans Affairs to add three serious illnesses — bladder cancer, hypothyroidism and Parkinson’s-like symptoms — to the list of conditions presumed linked to chemical defoliant exposure in Vietnam. The move has the potential to extend veterans disability benefits to tens of thousands of veterans, but […]