Agent Orange chemical sprayed about GMO farms poisoned troops, US government admits Thousands of military veterans will soon divvy up a ten-year installment around $47.5 million in disability benefits recently awarded by the federal government as compensation for harm caused by exposure to Monsanto’s Agent Orange herbicide. As many as 2,100 Atmosphere Push reservists and active-duty forces who sprayed the toxic herbicide during the Vietnam War will have access to the huge benefits, which are meant to cover health damage caused by exposure to Agent Orange residue on Fairchild C-123 aircraft flown over Southeast Asia between 1969 and 1986 priligy 30 . The award is lengthy overdue, especially as the federal government has insisted for several years that residues of Agent Orange couldn’t possibly lead to the many cancers, diabetes and leukemia experienced by a large number of former military women and men who handled the chemical at the bidding of the U.S.
New York is among 150 towns that are users of the World Wellness Organization's Global Network of Age-friendly Towns and Communities. On November 2-6 The 141st APHA Annual Getting together with and Exposition, 2013 may also feature presentations from Dorian Block on ‘Creating Age-friendly Cities, Communities and Organizations: Best Practices from the U.S.’ and ‘Evidence of Improvements in Health from Age-friendly NYC.’ NYAM President Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford and seven other health policy and evaluation specialists from NYAM will also present abstracts on a range of health policy issues at the meeting.. Age-friendly NYC wins APHA’s 2013 Archstone Foundation Award for Excellence in Program Innovation The American Public Health Association has recognized the vision and innovation of Age-friendly NYC using its 2013 Archstone Basis Award for Excellence in Plan Innovation.