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Bracing for Gulf War Syndrome II

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Science  28 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5615, pp. 1966-1967
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5615.1966

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Military doctors and epidemiologists are anticipating a repeat of Gulf War syndrome, the vexing series of unexplained medical problems that affected tens of thousands of veterans after the 1991 war. This time, they say they are much better prepared to prevent, recognize, and treat such problems than they were 12 years ago.