VA has developed the following materials for Veterans and health care providers about radiation and health problems from exposure. The materials are not copyrighted and may be reproduced.
The Ionizing Radiation Review provides information to Veterans and their families concerned about the health risks of exposure to ionizing radiation in military service and about VA’s programs to respond to these risks.
Are YOU An Atomic Veteran? (1.2 MB, PDF)
About presumptive service‑connected health conditions, health registry, benefits and claims, and Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction
Environmental Health Registry Programs (495 KB, PDF)
Overview of five VA registries that track the health of Veterans exposed to environmental hazards during service: Ionizing Radiation, Agent Orange, Gulf War, Depleted Uranium, and Toxic Embedded Fragments
Veterans and Radiation, a Veterans Health Initiative independent study guide, provides clinicians an overview of issues facing Veteran patients who may have been exposed to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation during military service.
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