Senate Adds 3 Illnesses to List of Agent Orange Presumptive Diseases in NDAA

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a proposal that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to add three illnesses — bladder cancer, hypothyroidism, and Parkinson’s symptoms — to the list of conditions that authorities presume are linked to Agent Orange exposure in Vietnam. AUSN applauds this major new development, which is one step closer to…