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Years later, Gulf ills linger

For war veterans backed by BU study, symptoms all too real

Ed Bryan of Malden was sent to the Persian Gulf by the Army in 1990. After he returned, he had chronic diarrhea, which led to a stomach operation. He still has headaches and diarrhea. Ed Bryan of Malden was sent to the Persian Gulf by the Army in 1990. After he returned, he had chronic diarrhea, which led to a stomach operation. He still has headaches and diarrhea. (Globe Staff Photo / Wendy Maeda)
By Bina Venkataraman
Globe Correspondent / December 15, 2008

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Tara Batista says she cannot ever recall her phone number. But she can remember clearly what she was like before she drove an ambulance through the deserts and combat zones of Saudi Arabia in the winter of 1991. (Full article: 1047 words)

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