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"This Is Our Responsibility and the Right Thing to Do for Veterans"
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, treatment, society, safety, protection )

James
- 17 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
V.A. Rules May Enable Benefits Long Denied to Vietnam-Era Veterans SEPT. 3, 2014 - Thousands of Vietnam-era veterans barred from receiving benefits because of less-than-honorable discharges may be eligible for upgrades under a new set of guidelines rele
PTSD: The Soldier's Private War
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, vets, war, horror, wounds, post traumatic stress disorder, ptsd, surviving, VA, Veterans Administration, failing, suicide, homelessness, despair )

Brian
- 619 days ago - truth-out.org
"The VA system can't handle the influx of veterans with PTSD. The reason, says Hughes, is the downsizing of the military, which makes more veterans eligible for care in VA hospitals. Their alternative? Often, says Hughes, it is suicide."
Military Wives Strip Down to Raise Awareness About PTSD: Battling Bare
Health & Wellness  (tags: war, usa, troops, military, freedoms, cover-up, americans, environment, healthconditions, safety, healthcare, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Susan
- 816 days ago - shine.yahoo.com
Ashley Wise's husband Rob is about as tough as they come. The career soldier spent 8 years in the Marines before joining the Army after 9/11 and serving on two tours of duty in Iraq, but in April this year, he hit a wall. He locked himself in a hotel room
Drugged Warriors: Sharp Rise in U.S. Military Psychiatric Drug Use and Suicide
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, protection, healthcare, humans, adverse drug effects, military, troops, suicide, soldiers, antidepressants, risks, safety )

Cheryl
- 1623 days ago - alternet.org
One in six service members is now taking at least one psychiatric drug, according to the Navy Times, with many soldiers taking "drug cocktail" combinations. Soldiers and military health care providers told the Military Times that psychiatric drugs are "be
Top Stories of 2009, No. 5: Returning Troops Need Mental Health Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: Troops, mental problems, tragedy, Indiana )

Kristi
- 1728 days ago - thestarpress.com
Two incidents in October drove home the critical importance of providing mental-health support for troops returning from combat. The incidents also served as a reminder of the burden of war on military families.
POW Benefit Claimants Exceed Recorded POWs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Veterans Administration, benefits, POW's, healthcare, war, troops, research, study, government, news )

Barb
- 1988 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Prisoners of war suffer in ways most veterans don't, enduring humiliating forced marches, torture or other trauma that may haunt them long afterward. In partial recompense, the government extends them special benefits, from free parking and tax breaks...
SENATE REPUBLICANS BLOCK EFFORT TO AID PARALYZED VETERANS
Health & Wellness  (tags: Republicans, Congress, Veterans, health care, paralyzed veterans, Christopher and Dana Reeve Act, spinal cord injuries, Advancing America's Priorities Act, GOP, troops, war, bush administration, military )

Blue
- 2243 days ago - rawstory.com
The bill, Advancing America's Priorities Act, was blocked by a 50-42 vote, short of the 60 votes need to overcome a filibuster. It was created in an effort to draw attention to Sen. Tom Coburn, a stalwart crusader for tightening the pursestrings of gove
Wounded Vet Group Tells Cheney To Stay Away
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cheney Veterans, Cheney Wounded Veterans, Dick Cheney, Dick Cheney Veterans, Republicans, war, troops, lies, deception, corruption, health care, Dick Cheney Wounded Veterans, Politics News )

Blue
- 2246 days ago - nydailynews.com
Cheney planned to speak to the Disabled American Veterans at 8:30 a.m. at its August convention in Las Vegas. His staff insisted the sick vets be sequestered for two hours before Cheney's arrival and couldn't leave until he'd finished talking, officials
Disabled Soldier Returning to War, Facing "Stop Loss"
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, cia, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, housing, iraq, lies, media, m )

Kathleen
- 2282 days ago - truthout.org
WE MUST SHOW SINCERE COMPASSION FOR OUR TROOPS AND BRING THEM HOME!!! Besides, our own nation is in dire need of MUCH infrastructure & disaster assistance!!!
Even the Insured Feel the Strain of Health Costs
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, cia, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, healthcare, HillaryClinton, iraq, lies, media, milit )

Kathleen
- 2330 days ago - truthout.org
"The economic slowdown has swelled the ranks of people without health insurance...and now also threatening millions of people who have insurance but find that the coverage is too limited or that they cannot afford their own share of medical costs."
More Psychiatrists Needed on Warfronts
Health & Wellness  (tags: troops, military, healthcare, government, abuse, cover-up, corruption, lies, war, safety, risks, warning, illness, disease, healthcare )

Ginger
- 2381 days ago - military.com
U.S. troops on the battlefield found it harder to get the mental health care they needed last year, when violence rose in Afghanistan and new tactics pushed Soldiers in Iraq farther from their operating bases....(click on "more")
Remains of Missing Marine Found in Charlotte County
Society & Culture  (tags: death, investigation, police, bizarre, crime, military, troops, usa, war, prevention, safety, illness, research, risks )

Ginger
- 2381 days ago - firstcoastnews.com
PUNTA GORDA, FL (AP) -- Authorities say a body found over the weekend in Charlotte County is a missing Iraq War veteran.
Parents Of Marine Found Dead Seek PTSD Awareness
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, risks, warning, prevention, disease, troops, war, military, government )

Ginger
- 2381 days ago - www2.tbo.com
Becky and Kevin Hall addressed the media in front of the Deep Creek home where their son, Eric, was living when he disappeared.
Cheney Falls Asleep During Cabinet Meeting on Wildfires
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cheney, heart disease, blood clots in legs, hunting, Republicans, government, healthcare, incompetence, war, troops, safety, risks, California wildfires )

Blue
- 2523 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Cheney was caught on tape and caught off guard during a meeting with President Bush. The news crew caught Cheney as he appeared to be nodding off.
What the Government Isn't Publicizing - The Opportunistic Pathogens Coming Home With Out Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: patghogens, opportunistic infections, mosquitos, Leishmaniasis, Acinetobacter baumanni, deadly disease, troops, soldiers, Iraq, Afghanistan )

RC
- 2528 days ago - iraqinfections.org
Now this is something I've never seen onthe news. Our troops are picking up deadly pathogens & diseases while serving in Iraq, Afghanistan, etc. and bringing them home. The government has kept this a pretty big secret, thus creating the danger of spread.
 

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