Tag Archives: U.S. Veterans Affairs

Featured Research – R. L. Nevin and E. C. Ritchie, Service-Connected Disability Claim for Chronic Neuropsychiatric Adverse Effects From Mefloquine

“In 2014, a 56-year-old nondeployed U.S. Marine Corps veteran submitted a claim to the VA for disabling conditions. The veteran alleged these conditions were due to his exposure to mefloquine while in military service more than 2 decades earlier. The … Continue reading

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Nebojsa ‘Vic’ Zlatanovic – Congress, Peanuts & Mefloquine

In a November 9th letter to the Pentagon and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) urged them to create a registry to monitor the long-term health of veterans who took mefloquine, a once-weekly anti-malarial that the Food … Continue reading

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Leonard Benton – Veteran Kills Himself At the VA: A Failure Written In Blood

“It is time to speak. It is time that veterans use social media, personal demonstration, and activism to make change happen instead of waiting on it.” In every Veterans Administration job announcement, there is a copy of the VA’s mission statement. … Continue reading

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