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Biden signs veterans’ toxic exposure bill into law

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President Joe Biden signs bill expanding health care for veterans who served in Iraq, Afghanistan. Veterans have blamed chronic illnesses on burn pits, which were used to dispose of chemicals, tires, plastics, medical equipment and human waste. Biden's elder son Beau died of cancer years after deploying to Iraq.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Veterans health bill marks a personal victory for Biden

President Joe Biden will sign veterans health care legislation on Wednesday that ends a long battle to expand benefits for people who served near burn pits

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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OnPolitics: PACT Act to help veterans exposed to toxic burn pits signed into law

The PACT Act is designed to provide health care benefits for veterans who were exposed to burn pits during deployment.

2 months ago·United States
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Biden signs PACT Act, expanding and streamlining care for veterans exposed to burn pits

President Joe Biden on Wednesday enacted the PACT Act to expand the Department of Veterans Affairs, providing support to millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

2 months ago·United States
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Washington TimesWashington Times

Biden signs sweeping burn-pit law to help ailing military veterans

President Biden on Wednesday signed into law new health care benefits for veterans exposed to hazardous toxins in the line of duty, calling it “the most significant law our nation has ever passed.”

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Biden signs bill expanding health care benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law a bill expanding health care benefits to millions of veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits during their military service.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Biden signs 'burn pits' help for vets; a personal win, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, whose elder son Beau died of cancer years after deploying to Iraq, signed legislation on Wednesday expanding federal health care services for millions of veterans who served at military bases where toxic smoke billowed from huge “burn pits.”

2 months ago·United States
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