Veterans and advocacy groups across the country are blasting the Senate’s attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, fearing that the cuts to Medicaid will impact hundreds of thousands of former soldiers across the country.
Balanced on the edge of an armchair in the basement of Vassar College’s student center, Eduardo de la Torre is explaining his senior thesis: an exploration of the social construction of technology.
Joel Maymi struggles to talk about how he was injured while serving in the U.S. Army. On Sunday, a better memory from his time in the military came to mind after surfing the waves.
An infection control program approved by and tailored to the needs of veterans residing in a community living center reduced the rate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections 89% over 4 years
A 10-year-old suicide hotline designed to assist veterans at their deepest moments of despair has taken heavy criticism recently following a trio of highly critical government reports that questioned answer times
A key federal official who helps adjudicate claims by veterans who say they were exposed to Agent Orange has downplayed the risks of the chemical herbicide and questioned the findings of scientists
Between 4 percent and 17 percent of our military veterans are infected with hepatitis C and unaware that this terrible liver disease, if untreated, can lead to death.
But when it comes to post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition many of his fellow veterans live with, his views on medical marijuana have shifted.
June is Posttraumatic Stress Awareness Month, and the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center is using this time to reach out to veterans to make sure they know help is available.
Over the past few years, Lyle, 27, has devoted much of his time to meeting with lawmakers and testifying before Congress, aiming to change how the Department of Veterans Affairs serves its vets.
A group of Northland tractor owners hit the road Saturday in the first ever American Legion Tractor Cruise. It’s all to benefit veterans struggling with PTSD.
On Wednesday, the country’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs delivered his first “State of the VA” where he addressed veteran suicides and the need for help.
Psychological trauma like that caused by combat can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder. PTSD can be debilitating, but researchers are getting a better handle on whether there may be a silver lining for those who suffer from it.
The American Legion, representing millions of wartime vets, calls on Trump to loosen federal restrictions on medical marijuana research to help those suffering from PTSD, TBI, opioid abuse, and more.
House Republicans this week moved to clarify veterans’ status under their proposed new health care bill and hopefully erase one of their political opponents’ chief criticisms about the controversial measure.
Too many American veterans face a new enemy, encountered months or many years after leaving active duty: sleeplessness. David Bass, a US Army officer who served for 20 years, describes how insomnia can begin for soldiers.
A local dentist recently helped two veterans smile again, and it didn’t cost either man a penny.
In a vain attempt to streamline global new world order governance, it is sometimes very tempting for “macro” world leaders to simply implement domestic and global policies which completely steam roll over the rights of their individual citizens, for purposes of ease of control and rule, rather than taking the time out to deal with, and rectify, the multiple internecine conflicts, fundamental denials of human and civil rights, race/religious/ethnic tensions, and the rampant injustices which plague their people.
Sylvan Olivieri, who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Marine, is among dozens of veterans who have sought therapy on the golf course.
“Already this year, using the Choice Program, veterans have received 42 percent more approvals to see the doctor of their choosing.
A federal report has found that 62 percent of military personnel discharged for misconduct from 2011 through 2015 had been diagnosed with mental illnesses that could have caused their behaviors.
Scott Schweitzer’s business started out with a hypothesis about how to bring together fellow military veterans that has quickly been proven correct.
It started in San Diego two years ago with about 70 veterans stripping down to their short shorts and hiking 10 miles…
Local doctors and nurses at the Syracuse VA Medical Center are being honored for their efforts to put an end to Veteran suicide.
Two civilian initiatives are coming to Colorado to help veterans and their families deal with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress and other problems, the University of Colorado said Friday.
The mission of the nonprofit 22Kill is hitting close to home. “There are 22 veterans that kill themselves every day. We are here to stop that,” board member Cory Ryan said.
Everyday behaviors to improve health could be a key part of reducing suicide among veterans. New research suggests that health-promoting behaviors are important for reducing suicidal ideation among veterans with high levels of PTSD symptoms.
There’s sort of a designated driver in Jason Stavely’s circle of Iraq buddies, but he doesn’t take away people’s car keys. He takes the guns.
Michigan is starting a major revamp of how nursing care is provided to veterans, with plans to ultimately transition from two homes in the western and far-northern regions to seven new, smaller ones spread across the state.
With the recent Syrian tomahawk missile attack by the Trump Administration after what appeared to have been dubious evidence of Syrian culpability, President Donald Trump lost a great deal of his loyal supporters and followers. This is because tens of millions of Americans (as well as hundreds of millions of people overseas) felt that he […]