Rheumatoid Arthritis

Nuclear Arms Workers have cancer claims denied or delayed Excerpt: "They couldn't scrub the radiation off my skin -- even after four showers, rheumatoid arthritis" McKenzie, rheumatoid arthritis 52, rheumatoid arthritis recalled of his most terrifying day at the Savannah River nuclear weapons plant near Aiken, rheumatoid arthritis S.C. Rheumatoid arthritis "They took my clothes, rheumatoid arthritis my watch and even my ring, rheumatoid arthritis and sent me home in rubber slippers and a jumpsuit." Later, rheumatoid arthritis when doctors discovered the first of 19 malignant tumors on his bladder, rheumatoid arthritis McKenzie followed the same torturous path as thousands of nuclear weapons workers with cancer: He filed a claim for federal compensation. Rheumatoid arthritis It was denied. Unable to access secret government files, rheumatoid arthritis or even some of his own personnel records, rheumatoid arthritis McKenzie could not sufficiently prove that he was exposed to something that may have made him sick. Rheumatoid arthritis Nor can most of the 104, rheumatoid arthritis000 other workers, rheumatoid arthritis retirees and family members who have sought help from a federal program intended to atone for decades of hazardous working conditions at scores of nuclear weapons facilities around the country. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20... Rheumatoid arthritis