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FAQs - Gulf War
How many Gulf War veterans are sick, what symptoms do they have and how many have unexplained illnesses?
Is it possible that still more veterans are suffering from illnesses but have not registered with the VA or DOD?
What proportion of the veterans are suffering from ailments that are identifiable as unrelated to their Gulf War service -- for example, cancer?
What do people mean when they refer to "Gulf War Syndrome" and what are the causes?
What is post-traumatic stress disorder and how many Gulf War veterans are suffering from it?
Is it possible that battlefield stress that does not result in PTSD can nonetheless contribute to other chronic health problems?
What are the chemical warfare agents to which some veterans were possibly exposed and what effects can they have, short-term and long-term?
If a veteran is sick, who pays for his care and is he eligible for disability income?
What government agencies or official panels have investigated Gulf War sickness, what have they found and, if their findings are not yet conclusive, why not?
Are there studies under way that can answer, definitively, whether or not there is a Gulf War Syndrome and, if so, what are these studies and how long will they take?
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