As reported here last year, the US Defense Department
has repeatedly delayed plans to screen soldiers for brain
injuries after deployments to Iraq or Afghanistan.
Now, USA Today's Gregg Zoroya reports that the Pentagon's
top epidemiologist has admitted the delays were deliberate—
part of an effort to avoid "another Gulf War Syndrome"
veterans' health headache for the military.
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