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Home News VA Approves $2.8M for Gulf War Illness Research

VA Approves $2.8M for Gulf War Illness Research

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has approved $2.8 million to fund three new research projects that focus on testing or developing new treatments for illnesses affecting veterans who served in the Gulf War 1990-1991. The research incorporates recommendations of the department’s Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Task Force.





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