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Military Exposures

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Veterans may have been exposed to a range of chemical, physical, and environmental hazards during military service.

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Reports on Veterans' Health Care Use

What are the most common diagnoses given to recent Veterans (OEF/OIF/OND) in VA health care facilities? Find out by checking the latest quarterly reports.


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Registry Evaluation

A free medical assessment for possible health problems related to specific environmental hazards



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Health care services for eligible Veterans, how to qualify and apply

Research Studies

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Find out about military exposure-related research studies »

Publications & Reports

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