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Committee Chair Testifies on Gulf War Health Effects
Released: 7/27/2010

Dr. Stephen Hauser presented the IOM's most recent findings on the health effects of serving in the Gulf War to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs' Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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Gulf War Service Linked to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Multisymptom Illness, Other Health Problems, But Causes Are Unclear
Released: 4/9/2010

Military service in the Persian Gulf War is a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder in some veterans and is also associated with multisymptom illness; gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome; substance abuse, particularly alcoholism; and psychiatric problems such as anxiety disorder, says the IOM's report Gulf War and Health: Volume 8. Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War.

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