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Link explored between Graves disease and Agent Orange

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Medical researchers have long realized that severe long-term health effects were caused by the U.S. military's use of Agent Orange chemical defoliant during the Vietnam War, both within the Vietnamese civilian population as well as among American veterans. However, research announced in 2010 added one more item to the list: exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam also seems to have increased veterans risk of contracting a thyroid condition called Graves disease.

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