Scientists Search For Gulf War Illness Answers

Guests:

Lea Steele , Research Professor of Biomedical Studies, Director, Baylor Veterans Health Research Program, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Melissa A. Forsythe, Colonel (Ret), United States Army, Research Program Manager/Science Officer, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command (USAMRMC), Fort Detrick (Frederick), Maryland

Frank Verloin deGruy III, Member, Institute of Medicine Committee on Gulf War and Health: Treatment for Chronic Multisymptom Illness , Woodward-Chisholm Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado

Anthony Hardie, Veteran, U.S. Army with 7 years active duty military service (including 1991 Gulf War), Madison, Wisconsin

According to the Institute of Medicine as many as 250,000 of 700,000 veterans of the first Gulf War suffer from an array of unexplained medical ailments. Guests discuss the latest research on Gulf War illness and its treatment and why it's been hard to pinpoint a cause.

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