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. HMD determines whether the evidence points to a … [Read more...] about HMD Reports on Agent Orange
Can I apply for VA disability compensation for a disease or injury diagnosed after service? Short Answer Yes you can. Read on. Service connection may be established for a disability resulting from diseases or injuries which are clearly present in service or for a disease diagnosed after discharge from service, when all the evidence, including that pertinent to service, … [Read more...] about Can I apply for VA disability compensation for a disease or injury diagnosed after service?