VA Disease Research Continues to Attempt to Prove Toxic Exposure for Sick Veterans

In an attempt to be proactive, disease researchers at the Department of Veterans Affairs began planning for war-related illnesses soon after 9/11.

According to an article published by, “[Chief] VA research officer Rachel Ramoni said the agency’s focus is two-pronged: to identify what made the veterans ill and to improve their health situation now…As the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, there’s been a growing momentum on Capitol Hill to provide remedy for veterans who became ill after serving overseas.”

Relevant pages: Veterans Disability