Early First Deployment, or Short Time Between Deployments, Increases Risk for Attempting Suicide in Soldiers
Soldiers who deploy twice in one year, with six months or less between each deployment, could be at an increased risk for attempted suicide during or after their second deployment, according to a study published April 18.
16-Apr-2018 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Former VA Secretary Dr. James B. Peake to Deliver Uniformed Services University Commencement Address
Former Veterans Affairs Cabinet Secretary and retired Army Lieutenant General (Dr.) James B. Peake will deliver the commencement address for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences on Saturday, May 19, at the Daughters of the...
10-Apr-2018 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Most aid provided to low- and middle-income countries is focused on controlling communicable diseases, like malaria, HIV, and other infectious diseases. However, according to new comprehensive analysis published April 4 in The Lancet, the focus...
5-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Exposing infants to antacids or antibiotics in their first six months of life could increase their risk of developing allergies in childhood.
29-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Federal researchers have discovered that severe stress or trauma early in life could actually change how the brain responds to stress hormones, essentially "re-wiring" the brain for later neuropathological disorders, according to a study, "A role...
4-Mar-2018 7:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas, will be recognized for its superior clinical training of military medical students and graduate nursing students in a ceremony Feb. 28.
27-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
About 46,000 nuclear weapons were produced during the Cold War era, leading to tremendous volumes of acidic radioactive liquid waste seeping into the environment. A new study suggests yeast as a potentially safer and more cost effective way to help...
5-Jan-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has announced its 2017 Rare Disease Research Grant recipients and Dr. D. Scott Merrell, professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, is...
20-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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27-Mar-2018 6:00 AM EDT
The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
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