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U.S. Military Surgeons Helped More Than 6,000 Afghan Adults

New study looks at humanitarian care over 11 years of conflict in that country

8/24/2017
Land Mines Being Replaced by More Deadly Explosive Devices: Study

IED victims lose multiple limbs, suffer more genital injuries

8/23/2017
Confederate Submarine Crew Killed by Blast From Their Own Torpedo

Using smaller replica of H.L. Hunley, researchers determined shock wave likely pulverized their lungs, brains

8/3/2017
Yoga May Help Ease Depression

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

7/26/2017
Can Suicide Tries Spread Among Soldiers?

Increased risk seen within Army unit if another member had tried to take own life in previous year

7/13/2017
PTSD After Head Injury May Signal Brain Changes

Study found area linked to emotions was larger in soldiers who had both conditions

6/23/2017
Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

6/20/2017
Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

5/15/2017
'Fight or Flight' Response Greater in Combat Vets With PTSD: Study

This heightened stress could increase their risk for heart disease, researchers say

5/1/2017
Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years

Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

4/27/2017
Opioid Use by Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Mirrors Rest of U.S.: Study

Researchers conclude that use of the painkillers is 'an American problem,' not a VA problem

3/17/2017
Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study

Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

3/13/2017
Few Military Doctors Well-Trained in Transgender Care: Study

Many feel unable to prescribe cross-hormone therapy to eligible patients

1/27/2017
No Torture, Psychologists' Group Says to Trump

President urged to continue ban on 'inhuman' practices like waterboarding

12/14/2016
Child Abuse Cases in Army Families May Be Under-Reported

Some kids 'are falling through the cracks of a broken system,' researcher says

11/29/2016
Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries

Depressed patients had disrupted connections between areas of thinking, emotional control

10/7/2016
Most Low-Income Dads Stay Involved With Their Kids: Study

Working hours may limit parent-child time, but these men aren't 'deadbeat dads,' research finds

9/12/2016
Does Losing a Father in War Shorten a Child's Life?

Study examines effects of early life adversities on children of World War I veterans

8/31/2016
In Mice, a Way for Stem Cells to Build Bone

Study results could lead to engineering human cells and tissues, researchers say

8/23/2016
Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use

3 of 4 who tried the illicit drug had misused prescription painkillers first: study

7/20/2016
Sleep Disorders 6 Times Higher Among Veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk even more, study shows

7/20/2016
Study: VA Hospitals Compare Favorably to Non-VA Centers

Found them as safe, effective as civilian medical centers

6/30/2016
Uncle Sam Wants You ... Slimmer

Obesity affects 1 in 5 military members, study finds

6/10/2016
'Hidden' Brain Injury a Challenge for Military Doctors

Potentially fatal damage from blasts doesn't always show on scans, study says

6/6/2016
Among U.S. Military, Army Members Face Highest Suicide Risk

Firearms implicated in about two-thirds of cases, study finds

5/27/2016
Pet Pooch May Help Ease PTSD in Veterans

Dogs also helped reduce depression and loneliness, researchers found

5/25/2016
Predeployment Riskiest Time for Military Suicide Attempts

Two months into service is a pivotal period, study finds

4/20/2016
Sexual Trauma in Military May Lead to Homelessness: Study

Rates were doubled for vets who had suffered this type of abuse

4/12/2016
Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VA

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment