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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets

    Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets
    SMITHFIELD — Debra Frondelli stood front and center at the American Legion Post on South Church Street, advising a roomful of Vietnam veterans on seeking help for health problems related to Agent Orange. Her presentation was long on facts and short...
  • David Boschert, former delegate from Arundel, dies

    David Boschert, former delegate from Arundel, dies
    David G. Boschert, who served Anne Arundel County in the Maryland House of Delegates as a Republican and was earlier on the County Council as a moderate Democrat, died of liver and pancreatic cancer Thursday evening at his Crownsville home. He was 63....
  • A death from cancer, and a search for answers

    A death from cancer, and a search for answers
    Randy White had just buried a daughter, dead at 30 with a brain tumor. Now his other daughter had been diagnosed with growths in her abdomen. When doctors told White in 2009 that their conditions were likely caused by something in their environment,...
  • Robert F. 'Hop' Crooks, programmer

    Robert F. 'Hop' Crooks, programmer
    Robert F. "Hop" Crooks, a retired Social Security Administration computer programmer, died Monday of complications from a massive epileptic seizure at Marshall Medical Center in Placerville, Calif. The longtime Oella and Catonsville resident was 65....
  • 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....
  • 'The Lonely Soldier' by Helen Benedict

    'The Lonely Soldier' by Helen Benedict
    The women who joined the military after 9/11 probably didn't know about the degrading marching cadences that had been chanted on various bases across America for decades: . . . I wish all the ladies were bells in the tower. If I was the hunchback I'd...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect
    Part 1 of a Tribune investigation finds that U.S. officials have neglected a lasting problem even as the health fallout has spread. Complete coverage >> In central Indiana, two sisters struggle through another day, afflicted by a painful condition in...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: The next generation

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: The next generation
    Ted Hutches is hobbled by leg-swelling cellulitis, cancer and nerve disorders that have left his hands and feet numb and prevented him from working for the past 30 of his 71 years. His two adult daughters, Mary Beth Hoffman and Sherrie Hutches, are...