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Vietnam Combat Linked To Many Diseases 20 Years Later

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November 26, 1997
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Center For The Advancement Of Health
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Veterans of heavy combat in Vietnam who were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are significantly more likely to have a host of both chronic and infectious diseases as long as 20 years later, a medical researcher has found.

Veterans of heavy combat in Vietnam who were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are significantly more likely to have a host of both chronic and infectious diseases as long as 20 years later, a medical researcher has found.


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