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Briefing Date:04/08/2010
Topic:Gulf War and Health: Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on the Health of Select Populations
Committee on Gulf War and Health: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War, Update 2009

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Congressional Briefings
Thursday, April 8, 2010
412 Russell Senate Office Bldg. – 3:30 p.m.
H-143, The Capitol Bldg. – 4:30 p.m.
and
Friday, April 9, 2010
334 Cannon House Office Bldg. – 9:30 a.m.

on

Gulf War and Health:
Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War

Requested by Congress in P.L. 105-277 and P.L. 105-368, this latest in a series of reports reviews the science about potential links between health problems and military service during the 1994 Persian Gulf War. The review includes peer-reviewed studies published since the IOM's 2006 report, Gulf War and Health, Volume 4: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on April 9, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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