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Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Care and Research Act of 1998

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Care and Research Act of 1998

report (to accompany H.R. 3980) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical warfare -- Iraq,
  • Veterans -- Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Medical care -- United States,
  • Veterans -- Diseases -- Research -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 105th Congress, 2nd session, House of Representatives -- 105-626.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17837049M
    OCLC/WorldCa39650192

    Examining VA implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred . Gulf War syndrome or Gulf War illness is a chronic and multi-symptomatic disorder affecting returning military veterans of the – Persian Gulf War. A wide range of acute and chronic symptoms have been linked to it, including fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, insomnia, rashes and diarrhea. Approximately , of the , U.S. veterans who served in the Gulf War are Causes: Toxic exposures during the –91 Gulf War.

    PDF | On Jan 1, , Katherine M. Leisure and others published Hospitalization for Unexplained Illnesses Among U. S. Veterans of Persian Gulf War | Find, read and cite all the research you need.   June 6, -- Ten years after the end of the war with Iraq, the physical health of veterans who served in the Persian Gulf was similar to that of Author: Salynn Boyles.

    The Naval Health Research Center in San Diego carried out a study of hospitalizations in military hospitals in the two years following the Gulf War. 75 Hospitalization frequency for , active duty Gulf War veterans was compared to that for , military personnel who did not go to the Gulf region. In the two years prior to the Gulf War. Post-Deployment Health Services, Patient Care Services Department of Veterans Affairs 1 GULF WAR ILLNESS: INFORMATION FOR VETERANS A RESOURCE FOR VETERANS, SERVICE MEMBERS, AND THEIR FAMILIES Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a term that refers to a group of unexplained. or ill-defined chronic symptoms found in Veterans deployed to the Persian.


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Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Care and Research Act of 1998 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rept. - PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS ACT OF th Congress (). (Sec. ) Amends the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Benefits Act to extend a program for evaluating the health status of spouses and children of Persian Gulf War veterans until either the date on which all funds for the program are expended or Decemwhichever is earlier.

(Currently such program is authorized until Decem ). Oct 8, S. (th). An Act to provide for the establishment of a presumption of service-connection for illnesses associated with service in the Persian Gulf War, to extend and enhance certain health care authorities relating to such service, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Aug 3, H.R. (th). To amend ti United States Code, to extend the authority for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat illnesses of Persian Gulf War veterans, to provide authority to treat illnesses of veterans which may be attributable to future combat service, and to revise the process for determining priorities for research relative to the health consequences of.

Get this from a library. Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Care and Research Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs.]. Witnesses testified at an oversight hearing into the implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of The addressed specifically the extent to which the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses was created by Congress inand first appointed by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J.

Principi in January According to its charter, the guiding principle for the work of the Committee shall be the premise that the fundamental goal of Gulf War-related government. Eligibility for health care. Veterans first must enroll in VA's health care system to receive care. There are many ways a Veteran may qualify, including: Served in the Persian Gulf from August 2, to Novem ; Served in a combat theater after Novem (extended period of eligibility for 5 years after discharge).

In conjunction with their population-based health survey of UK Gulf War veterans, Bosnia conflict veterans, and non-deployed Gulf War era veterans (Unwin et al., and above), investigators at the Gulf War Research Unit at Guy’s, King’s, and St.

Thomas’s Medical School used the data from the survey to conduct exploratory factor. Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses for Executive Summary. DOWNLOAD Gulf War Veterans Illnesses Annual Report ( KB, MSWord). INTRODUCTION. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs is required to submit an annual report on the results, status, and priorities of research activities related to the health consequences of military service in the Gulf War, to the Senate and House Veterans.

Get this from a library. Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Veterans' Affairs.]. House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Hearing Testimony and Related Documents: Examining VA Implementation of the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act of (Novem ).

on the same day, responding to the health risks associated with military service in the Persian Gulf War (“Gulf War”).1 The statutes in question are the Veterans Programs Enhancement Act ofPub.Stat. (“VPEA”), and the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act ofpassed as Title XVI.

In response to the growing concerns of Gulf War veterans about their health, Congress passed two laws in P.L. the Persian Gulf War Veterans Act, and P.L.the Veterans Programs Enhancement Act.

Self-reported health of veterans compared with the Australian population. International Journal of Epidemiology 25(2) Research Working Group of the Persian Gulf Veterans Coordinating Board.

Annual Report to Congress: Federally Sponsored Research on Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses for Washington, D.C.: Department of. As of Mayapproximately 5, veterans (%) out ofparticipants in the Gulf War had died.

The Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) obtained this number by comparing lists of all Gulf War veterans with files of deaths recorded by the Social Security Administration. NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum.

Full text of "EXAMINING VA IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS ACT OF ". Sometimes they are a way of recognizing or honoring the sponsor or creator of a particular law (as with the 'Taft-Hartley Act').

And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any. Persian Gulf War veterans have reported a variety of symptoms, many of which have not led to conventional diagnoses.

We ascertained all active-duty U.S. military personnel deployed to the Persian Gulf War (,) and all Gulf War era military personnel not deployed (1,) and compared their postwar hospitalization records (until 1 April ) for one or more of 77 diagnoses under the.

The Gulf War Health Research Reform Act of is a bill that would have altered the relationship between the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses (RAC) and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the federal agency under which the RAC is constituted.

The bill would have made the RAC an independent organization within the VA, required that a majority of Introduced in: th United States Congress. Inthe U.S. Congress mandated the appointment of a public advisory panel of independent scientists and veterans to advise on federal research studies and programs to address the health consequences of the Gulf War.

The Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses was appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in Author: Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses. CONCLUSIONS: Ten years after the Gulf War, the physical health of deployed and nondeployed veterans is similar.

However, Gulf War deployment is associated with an increased risk for fibromyalgia, the chronic fatigue syndrome, skin conditions, dyspepsia, and a clinically insignificant decrease in the SF physical component by: Gulf War Veterans' Health: Medical Evaluation of a U.S.

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