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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • 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...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For Vietnam War veterans, injustice follows injury

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For Vietnam War veterans, injustice follows injury
    Part 2 of a Tribune investigation finds that for many U.S. veterans, the bureaucratic fight to be compensated for health problems linked to Agent Orange amounts to a new and unexpected war, long after the shooting ended overseas. Complete coverage >>...
  • Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities

    Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities
    Officials in the U.S. and Vietnamese governments agreed in 2002 to carry out joint research on the health and environmental impact of Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants, on the assumption that aid would follow the scientific results. The Bush...