National Press Club

Gulf War Illnesses

January 8, 1997

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Run time: 53 minutes

Four physicians briefed reporters on their private papers on Gulf War illnesses at a news conference sponsored by the Southwestern Medical Center of the University of Texas in Dallas. The four papers will appear in the upcoming issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association. The most controversial report by Dr. Haley indicates that a combination of agents, including many self-imposed by armed forces personnel, may have cause neurological damage to some veterans.