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Briefing Date:02/14/2003
Topic:Gulf War and Health: Volume 2. Insecticides and Solvents

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Committee on Gulf War and Health: Literature Review of Pesticides and Solvents

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Congressional Briefings
Friday, February 14, 2003
311 Hart Senate Office Bldg. - 9:00 a.m.
334 Cannon House Office Bldg. - 11:30 a.m.
and
B-372 Rayburn House Office Bldg. - 1:30 p.m.

on

Gulf War and Health: Volume 2. Insecticides and Solvents

As requested by Congress in PL 105-277 and PL 105-368, this new report from the Institute of Medicine reviews the latest research on whether any long-term, adverse health outcomes in veterans are linked to pesticides and solvents used during the Gulf War.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 18, 2003 and can be found, in full text, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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