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Publications & Reports on Agent Orange

VA has developed newsletters, guides and other materials for Veterans, the public and health care providers about the health effects of Agent Orange exposure. In addition, at VA's request, the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine produces reports reviewing the research on Agent Orange.

Newsletters – Agent Orange Newsletter for Veterans

The Agent Orange Newsletter provides information to Veterans and their families concerned about herbicides used in Vietnam or other locations and about VA’s programs to respond to these concerns.

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Latest Issue (2023)

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Fact Sheet

Registry Fact Sheet

Environmental Health Registry Evaluations for Veterans fact sheet (399 KB, PDF) Overview of registry evaluations for Veterans who may have been exposed to certain environmental hazards during their military service, including the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry, Agent Orange Registry, Gulf War Registry, Depleted Uranium Follow-Up Program, Ionizing Radiation Registry, and Toxic Embedded Fragment Surveillance Center.

Health and Medicine Division Reports on Agent Orange

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VA contracts with the Health and Medicine Division (HMD) (formally known as the Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a non-governmental organization, to scientifically review evidence on the long-term health effects of Agent Orange and other herbicides on Vietnam Veterans.

The HMD regularly updates its reports on Veterans and Agent Orange.


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