Humvees from the 407th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron at nearby Tallil Air Base patrol in the desert in 2005. (Credit: U.S. Air Forces/Master Sgt. Maurice Hessel)

Is the toxic legacy of the Iraq War deforming children near US bases?

Researchers find radioactive compounds and elevated risk of health disorders in Iraqi children living near a U.S. Army base

Iraqi children living near a U.S. army base have elevated levels of dangerous metals in their bodies and are more likely to suffer from birth defects, according to a new study.

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