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Article ID: 705139

Risk of Dementia Increased Among Female Veterans with TBI, PTSD, Depression

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Female military veterans who have traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression long after their service may be more likely to later develop dementia than female veterans without those conditions, according to a study published in the December 12, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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7-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705212

What more could we do to prevent veteran suicides? Survey reveals clues

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Every day, 20 veterans die by suicide -- and most choose a firearm to do it. A new survey of veterans who receive VA mental health care could guide suicide prevention efforts. Ninety-three percent said they would approve of the VA offering options to address firearm access – such as having health providers ask about veterans’ access to firearms, providing gun locks, or teaching veterans’ family and friends about suicide warning signs and firearm safety.

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10-Dec-2018 6:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 704679

Study sheds light on alcohol misuse among never-deployed reservists

University at Buffalo

In a study of 174 Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who hadn’t been deployed, researchers found that more negative non-deployment emotions were associated with a range of alcohol use outcomes.

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30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 704342

Uniformed Services University Receives Top NATO Award for Medical Support

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

The highest honor given by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) for medical support was bestowed upon the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, part of the U.S. Department of Defense, Nov. 21 at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

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26-Nov-2018 5:05 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 704066

Senate Introduces Bill to Expand Chiropractic Access to Military Retirees, National Guard

American Chiropractic Association

A bill introduced Nov. 14 in the U.S. Senate and supported by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) would expand access to chiropractic services to military retirees as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve through the Department of Defense TRICARE health program.

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15-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703748

Veterans Who Join Veterans Services Organizations Have Higher Quality of Life, Study Finds

American University

Participation in veterans services organizations make vets less likely to experience social isolation, a new study finds.

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9-Nov-2018 4:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703665

Military Personnel Who Serve in Life and Death

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

The cadavers of military veterans are being used to prepare medics to treat the devastating injuries they will encounter when deployed, through a unique collaboration between Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the United States National Guard.

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9-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703628

Clinic provides legal help to veterans

University of Georgia

The Veterans Legal Clinic serves Georgia veterans and their dependents to help them get the benefits they have earned through military service.

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8-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 703397

After surviving a parachute accident, vet heads back to class

University of Georgia

Veteran survives parachute accident, torn aorta, comes back to school to learn to heal

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5-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Education

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    5-Nov-2018 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703115

New Device Improves Balance in Veterans with Gulf War Illness

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers researchers discover new technique to improve vestibular function, which assists with balance

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31-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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