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Preventing the 'Gulf War Syndrome' Syndrome

Thousand of veterans who fought in the Gulf War have developed symptoms ranging from fatigue and joint pain to memory disturbances. Trying to pin down what may have caused these problems has proved difficult. Environmental and medical data was either not collected at the time or subsequently lost. NPR's Richard Harris reports that the military is trying to ensure that won't happen again.

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