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Agent Orange Review
2012 - Winter Newsletter

* The below downloadable file is the VA's Office of Public Health "Agent Orange Review" which provides information on Agent Orange and related matters to Veterans, their families, and others with concerns about herbicides used in Vietnam or other locations.

* This is the 49th Agent Orange Review that VA has published. This issue was completed in winter 2012 and does not include developments that occurred after that time.

* For past issues of the newsletter and other information, please visit the VA website link below.

Posted Feb 21, 13 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1361495068
Find a Veteran's Treatment Center

- Alltreatment.com is a community-based public-benefit website connecting people to the addiction resources they need.

- The resource is free to the public.

Need more information? Contact Matthew Baker, (727) 330-1772 or mbaker@alltreatment.com

Posted Dec 21, 18 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1545405314

* Help.org is a group of medical professionals and addiction experts concerned with the substance abuse crisis that military veterans throughout the U.S. and their families are facing.

* There are concerns, of course of further implications such as long term medical problems, additional psychiatric disorders, interpersonal and vocational impairment, and sadly suicide. Unfortunately, for most communities, this problem is hidden due to the lack of awareness.

* Therefore, the site provides a guide with comprehensive information on substance abuse statistics among veterans, governmental programs that offers treatment, and steps that veterans can take to get the help that they need.

For more information, contact Heather Cora, Community Outreach.

Click here to link to their website:  
Posted Dec 11, 19 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1576103685
NC4Vets Resource Guide

* A new guide, North Carolina for Veterans Resource Guide (for Veterans, their Dependents and Survivors) has recently been published.

* Click here to open and read, or save to your own computer for future reference.

* Resource materials included: employment, health care, VA benefits, housing, personal services and education. The guide covers veterans programs, benefits and services, and federal, state, county, non-profit organizations and more...

Posted May 26, 15 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1432685431

VeteranAid.org provides information, free of charge, to veterans, their spouses and families where a veteran, the surviving spouse of a veteran, or the responsible family member of a veteran, can apply for VA's Aid and Attendance Special Pension, a benefit which could make the difference between a veteran or surviving spouse living in a high-quality assisted living facility versus a state-operated nursing home.

Veteran Aid website  
Posted Jan 28, 17 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1485637867
Veteran Support Resources

* Listed below are several links that provide resource support on issues that are important to veterans:

- Guide to Cremation and Burial for Veterans: Preplanning, Financial Benefits, and Everything You Need to Know for Making Proper Final Arrangements

- How and When to Hang the American Flag

- Veteran’s Complete Guide to Relocation

- Substance Abuse Resources for Veterans by The Recovery Village of Umatilla, FL which provides comprehensive treatment services for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders.

Posted Mar 1, 17 by Anonymous Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1488410144
The Virtual Wall ® Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The below link is to the Virtual Wall– Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The names, and profiles, of persons lost, or missing, from the Vietnam War can be located by last name, state, and various other forms of searching.

Individual profiles can be viewed, as well as printed, and the location of the individual service member on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall can ascertained.

Viet Nam Veterans - Virtual Wall link  
Posted Nov 1, 13 by Anonymous Under Military and VA Sites Permalink 1383306953

Mesothelioma : Links to external websites offering support for mesothelioma victims Top ▲

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is an online educational and support resource for mesothelioma cancer patients and caregivers dedicated to providing answers to patients. The service has a range of information on it's site that talks about the cancer itself, the types of treatment that is expected, and preventative measures. Since mesothelioma is a rare cancer, a big focus is directed on the care a patient needs and their mission is to continually provide relevant, timely, and factual information to support those who are suffering.

Click here:  
Posted Jun 29, 16 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1467247654
Mesothelioma Group

* A Community Outreach team at the Mesothelioma Group which supports the American Legion, VFW, and many other veteran organizations.

* A part of their mission is to spread mesothelioma awareness to veterans and their family members.

* Mesothelioma targets many veterans because of the extensive amount of asbestos absorbed in veterans lungs when handling past military equipment.

Click here:  
Posted Aug 7, 14 by Anonymous Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1407433723
Mesothelioma Guide

* As part of a Community Outreach team, the below link is provided for access to the Mesothelioma Guide.

* Veterans comprise 1/3 of all mesothelioma patients and approximately 6,000 veterans afflicted with this asbestos-caused cancer died between 1999 and 2005 alone.

* The reason this cancer targets so many veterans is because of the prevalence of asbestos use in the military in the past.

* Part of the mission of this organization is to spread awareness to veterans and their families; their website offers free veteran specific resources and support for patients and families.

Click here:  
Posted Nov 11, 13 by Anonymous Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1384206357
Mesothelioma Help Now

* Mesotheliomahelpnow is a website to educate and support mesothelioma patients and their families because the more one knows about a disease, the better prepared they will be to cope with everything that comes their way.

* Follow the below link to learn more on services provided.

Click here:  
Posted Feb 19, 15 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1424365703
Mesothelioma Help

This is an active online community made up of medical professionals: two thoracic nurses with more than 25 years of experience, Ricki Lewis, PhD, geneticist who has proven to be an invaluable expert resource for MesotheliomaHelp as we report on the latest breakthroughs in gene therapy, two caregivers and survivors that share their experiences and advice with our readers.

Click here:  
Posted Jan 21, 14 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1390325003
Mesothelioma Lawyer Center

* This is an organization created to help the millions of people who were exposed to asbestos, a cancer causing mineral. Many of these men and women were exposed at work or during their military service and are now suffering from asbestos related diseases, such as mesothelioma cancer, a devastating and nearly always fatal disease.

* The website (below) is a comprehensive asbestos disease informational resource. Additionally, mesothelioma victims and their loved ones are offered the following items, free of charge: a comprehensive Mesothelioma & Asbestos Guide; 3 must-read mesothelioma books written by medical professionals and mesothelioma survivors; veteran benefits assistance, and more.

This posting was provided by Kaitlin Wilson, Public Relations Specialist for the Mesothelioma Lawyer Center and is intended to further increase awareness and help those in need.

Need more information? E-mail tconnor@fizz-email.com

Open the Mesothelioma Lawyer Center website:  
Posted Oct 20, 15 by Anonymous Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1445367590
Veterans Resource Link

Mesothelioma.net is a website which provides free resources, education, support, and hope to veterans, and others...

Posted May 28, 15 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1432831934
Mesothelioma Resource Center

* Sponsored by Seeger Weiss LLP, the Mesothelioma Resource Online site provides answers and support for people diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, as well as their families and loved ones.

* Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos and has long been considered a mystery and incurable. However, over the past two decades, physicians, scientists and researchers have begun to unravel this mystery and help people diagnose mesothelioma in its earlier stages, while providing more extensive forms of treatment, vast resources, and general information to make coping and survival more about optimism rather than uncertainty.

Need more information? Email: patia@mesotheliomasymptoms.com

Click here:  
Posted Nov 18, 13 by Anonymous Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1384835078
Mesothelioma Treatment Community

* The Mesothelioma Treatment Community is a website full of information on asbestos, mesothelioma cancer, treatment options and much more. Recently, videos for our visitors have been added.

* As a mesothelioma resource, the website is a non-profit and isn't affiliated with any law firm or attorney.

* Mesothelioma is 100% disabling because there is no cure. The Mesothelioma Treatment Center exists to raise enough awareness in hopes to find a cure, as well as be an outlet for all who are suffering by offering all the information and guidance they could possibly need.

Click here:  
Posted Aug 8, 16 by Anonymous Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1470662623
Mesothelioma Veterans

Created to provide information to treatment, clinical trials, and free VA benefits support, the Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created to help veterans who developed mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure. The organization has one thing in mind, To Serve Those Who Served.

Click here:  
Posted Sep 3, 15 by Anonymous Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1441281344
Pleural Mesothelioma Center

* The Pleural Mesothelioma Center is a mesothelioma related resource on the Internet. Pleural mesothelioma is the most common form of mesothelioma, accounting for roughly 75% of all diagnosed cases.

* While many sites are great sources for general Mesothelioma information, this site considers itself to be the best Pleural Mesothelioma information source online to help spread awareness.

Click here:  
Posted Jan 21, 14 by Douglas Ehrhardt Under Mesothelioma Permalink 1390350496

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