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Connection Between Veterans and Respiratory Conditions

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Respiratory conditions like asthma, COPD, lung cancer, lung nodules, sleep apnea, and mesothelioma are risk factors for veterans. Veterans are at risk because of the exposure to hazardous toxins and substances while they were serving in the military.

Things like burn pits, agent orange and asbestos are known to cause respiratory conditions and problems. Even desert dust and vehicle fumes can cause long-term breathing problems.

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Linda Cosme | VA-Accredited Attorney & U.S. Army Veteran

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