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VA Panel to Link Neurotoxins, Gulf War Illnesses

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VA Panel to Link Neurotoxins, Gulf War Illnesses

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VA Panel to Link Neurotoxins, Gulf War Illnesses

VA Panel to Link Neurotoxins, Gulf War Illnesses

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A panel selected by the Veterans Affairs Department will issue a report that cites a probable link between neurotoxins — such as sarin gas — and the symptoms experienced by many veterans of the 1991 Gulf War. The conclusions contradict other scientific reports. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Jennifer Couzin of Science magazine.