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Study corroborates local researcher's findings on Gulf War illness

12/16/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Welcome to WMNF’s Radioactivity program. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today: the government has issued a report saying that Gulf War illness is real. We’ll talk with a local man who identified the cause years ago - but got no credit - until now.

An extensive federal report released in last month concludes that roughly one in four of the 697,000 U.S. veterans of the 1990-91 Gulf War suffer from Gulf War illness.

GWI is a condition now identified as the likely consequence of exposure t...


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