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Depleted Uranium Could Damage DNA
By Leo Shane III, Stars and Stripes
WASHINGTON — Depleted uranium, used to harden vehicles and armor-piercing munitions, might cause damage to DNA in ways previously not understood by health officials, according to a recently released study from Northern Arizona University.
DU Munitions = Serious Radiation Exposure
430,000 US troops in contaminated areas
Huge amounts of Depleted Uranium is generated in the process of enriching uranium for nuclear reactors.  Denser and more penetrating than lead, DU has proven to be extremely effective when used for penetrators fired from antitank guns.
State to Study Depleted Uranium
By Brad Shannon
Washington would become the third state to study the effects of Depleted Uranium on returning National Guard troops under a budget legislators approved last week.
Depleted Uranium Situation Requires Action By President Bush and Prime Minister Blair
By Dr. Doug Rokke, PhD
While U.S. and British military personnel continue using illegal uranium munitions - America's and England's own "dirty bombs" U.S. Army, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Department of Defense officials continue to deny that there are any adverse health and environmental effects as a consequence of the manufacture, testing, and/or use of uranium munitions to avoid liability for the willful and illegal dispersal of a radioactive toxic material - depleted uranium.
Depleted Uranium Bill Passes House
Connecticut - State Rep. Ted Graziani, a member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, is pleased to announce passage of a bill that would address the damaging effects of depleted uranium on Connecticut National Guard members.
DU Cover Up in the Bayou
Peter Kovacs
Peter Kovacs, the Managing News Editor of the ''New Orleans Times-Picayune'' newspaper, in a conversation with advocate Bob Smith, and a political analyst stated that a story concerning a bill giving the right for service women and men from Louisiana to screening for exposure to depleted uranium would not be published.
Hair Bioassay Can Assess DU Exposure
Measurement of the 234U/238U ratio by MC-ICPMS in drinking water, hair, nails, and urine as an indicator of uranium exposure source.
Depleted Uranium Effects
Effects of depleted uranium after short-term exposure on vitamin D metabolism in rats.
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