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Brain Injury? Give It Time to Heal

The results of a new study indicate that the symptoms emanating from brain trauma in combat are likely to be around for a long time. Continue reading

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Testing for Brain Injury

Medical researchers for the Army are running trials on a blood test to determine the extent of traumatic brain injury. Continue reading

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Study Finds 10% of Veterans Lack Health Insurance

An Urban Institute study finds that 1.3 million of those who served don’t have insurance and are failing to take advantage of coverage available to them. Continue reading

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A Genetic Link to Suicide?

An analysis of blood samples is the object of a $2.4 million grant for a study looking into the possible genetic causes of the Army’s suicide epidemic. Continue reading

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Bomb Effects Likened to Athletic Experience

Researchers find that the force created by an explosion causes effects similar to those experienced on the playing field. Continue reading

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Helping Soldiers Heal Faster

Researchers are at work trying to speed up the recovery process for wounded warriors. Continue reading

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Risky Business: Painkiller Drugs

A government study notes that prescriptions for powerful medication, like morphine, can be hazardous in cases involving post-traumatic stress disorder. Continue reading

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More Stress for Women Warriors

As their participation in combat increases, they are suffering more traumatic disorders than was the case previously. Continue reading

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Rx for Back Pain: Exercise and Education

Combining both methods seems to best reduce the need for treatment of a major ailment, an investigation finds. Continue reading

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Weight Loss Program Trims Waists, Costs

Researchers find that modest weight loss has health benefits for non-active military personnel and potential economic benefits for Tricare. Continue reading

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