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Transformation of Combat Casualty Care, Advances in Military Healthcare Focus of New Book

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Advances in medicine that dramatically improved warfighter survival and recovery in America’s most recent wars are the focus of a new book, “Out of the Crucible: How the U.S. Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan,” just published by the Borden Institute. These advances in technology, products, and patient care during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom were driven by military health professionals determined to exceed what modern medicine thought was possible.

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Recent Field Tests Highlight Collaborations for Bomb Squad Response

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S&T led an August 2017 vehicle-born IED experimentation assessment with representatives of the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad, New Jersey State Police, Saint Paul (Minnesota) Police, U.S. Air Force and the Canadian Air Force.

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Comprehensive Study Examines Gun-Related Deaths and How to Prevent Them

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A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.

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DHS S&T"s Homemade Explosive Characterization Program: Keeping Americans Safe

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DHS S&T's Homemade Explosives (HME) Characterization Program provides mission critical data collection, measurement of physical properties of threat materials, risk mitigation and modeling, and support for first responders against the terrorist threat.

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Guantanamo Was a Huge Mistake, Says ASU Law Professor and Former Homeland Security Counsel

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A New National Effort Needed to Tackle the ‘Muslim Penalty’ – Report

The report urges the government to adopt a new definition of Islamophobia as “anti-Muslim racism”, and recommends that society take more responsibility to call out and report hateful rhetoric and prejudice.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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“This Mass Killing Was Predictable: It Was Escalating Domestic Violence”

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Homeland Security Expert Available To Discuss Sutherland Springs Shooting

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Expert on Mass Shootings & Mental Health Says Some Attacks Are Preventable







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