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Do veterans of Vietnam experience different health outcomes as they age?

Understanding Vietnam veterans' health

To better understand and meet the health needs of veterans who served during the Vietnam era (the early 1960s to the mid-1970s), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) conducted a large, national study that will compare veterans’ health to the health of people their age who did not serve in the military.

The VA teamed up with Westat to conduct the study, called the Vietnam Era Health Retrospective Observational Study (VE-HEROeS).

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