An assessment of health status among medical research volunteers who served in the Project Whitecoat program at Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Between 1954 and 1973, more than 2000 men entering military service as conscientious objectors participated in Project Whitecoat as medical research volunteers for the Army's biological warfare defense program. An assessment of self-reported, current health status among 358 "exposed" individuals and 164 unexposed control subjects found no conclusive… (More)