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Veterans with IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders 2017

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia and Afghanistan regions at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS …

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Veterans with IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders 2016

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia region at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS and other …

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Veterans with IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders 2015

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia region at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS and other …

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Veterans with IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders 2014

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia region at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS and other …

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IFFGD/DHA Announces Advocacy Day 2014 For Functional GI and Motility Disorders

IFFGD’s grassroots arm, the Digestive Health Alliance, has announced Advocacy Day 2014 which will take place in Washington, DC on June 23-24, 2014. Participants will join IFFGD/DHA staff and functional GI and motility researchers in meeting directly with legislators regarding several issues of concern to the digestive health community. These include HR 842, the bipartisan …

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NPR Responds Positively to Advocacy on Coverage of Gates’ Negative Comment About IBS

The expected release earlier this week of a new memoir by former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates elicited widespread coverage in the national print and broadcast media. These articles and interviews have often highlighted an unfortunately less than complimentary passage from the book about irritable bowel syndrome. According to various news sources, Gates wrote …

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Veterans With IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders 2013

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia region at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS and other …

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IFFGD/DHA Advocacy Day 2013 For Functional GI and Motility Disorders

IFFGD’s grassroots arm, the Digestive Health Alliance, has announced Advocacy Day 2013, which will take place in Washington, DC on June 18-19, 2013. Participants will join IFFGD/DHA staff and functional GI and motility researchers in meeting directly with legislators regarding several issues of concern to the digestive health community. These include HR 842, the Functional …

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Veterans With IBS and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: 2012 Update

Today, November 11,  is Veterans Day in the U.S., and a good time to highlight veterans’ issues. U.S. veterans  and current military service members who have been deployed in the Persian Gulf/Southwest Asia region at any time since 1990 have been shown by multiple studies to be at even higher risk of IBS and other …

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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

July 26, 2012 marked the 22nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). This law was the result of years of advocacy and collaboration by numerous individuals, grassroots groups and organizations representing people with all types of disabilities, their family members, educators, health and human service professionals in the …

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