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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Adding high blood pressure to the list of suspected Agent Orange diseases is a key goal for lawmakers this year

by on April 9, 2021 0
Senator Jon Tester, the new Chairman of the Senate Veterans Committee, speaks about one of his top legislative priorities in the next session. Senate lawmakers will make an effort this year to officially add high blood pressure to the list of illnesses presumed to be caused by exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam... Read More

COVID-19 survivors can donate plasma to help others

by on April 9, 2021 0
As healthcare providers found some drugs ineffective in treating COVID-19, they turned to a method long used to treat viruses: convalescent plasma. “At the start of the pandemic, blood suppliers all over the United States were collecting plasma from people infected with COVID-19 and recovering because the plasma actually contains antibodies against COVID itself,”... Read More
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