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... agreed to undertake a scientific study, funded by the VA, of potential long-term health effects of participation in Project SHAD. Beginning with a list of Project SHAD participants provided by the DoD, IOM staff went back to military unit records to assemble as complete a list of Project SHAD participants as possible.
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... If there were, for example, very specific, targeted effects on a particular organ system, but with a relatively low prevalence, our relatively coarse grouping of health outcomes might well have missed finding such a specific effect. Although the focus of our study was on the potential health effects of participation in Project SHAD, we found some evidence of ill health among the group B Marines in this study, as compared to Navy group B participants.

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