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Doctors Without Borders Pulls Out Of World Humanitarian Summit Says It No Longer Has Hope
Health & Wellness  (tags: Doctors Without Borders, World Humanitarian Summit, Afghanistan, Aleppo, Syria )

- 887 days ago -
According to the organization, 75 hospitals managed or supported by Doctors Without Borders were bombed last year. DWB called for greater accountability for these violations of international law, as well as greater attention to the refugee crises.
In Unit Stalked By Suicide Veterans Try to Save One Another
Health & Wellness  (tags: Marine battalion, VA, Afghanistan, PTSD, suicide, restive region )

- 1120 days ago -
Members of a Marine battalion that served in a restive region in Afghanistan have been devastated by the deaths of comrades and frustrated by the V.A.
Carey Mulligan Praises Brother After He Helps Reopen Afghanistan School Closed By Taliban
Health & Wellness  (tags: Afghanistan, school, Taliban, poisoned water )

- 1442 days ago -
Carey Mulligan has praised her brother after he raised money to reopen a girls' school in Afghanistan which had been shut down because the Taliban poisoned the water supply.
Facing NINTH Deployment.....Army Ranger Kills Himself   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann, Ft. Lewis, suicide, Army Rangers, deployments, Iraq, Afghanistan )

- 2608 days ago -
The Army found Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann's body at a training area of Joint Base Lewis McChord. Facing his 9th deployment he could not deal with it any longer. Suicide rates at all time high among our military. Stop these wars! Speak up Americans!
Millions of Afghan and Pakistani Children Will Receive Polio Vaccinations
Health & Wellness  (tags: Polio Vaccine, children, Afghanistan, Pakistan, protection, prevention, healthcare )

Sally Ann
- 3164 days ago -
In Afghanistan, an estimated 2.8 million children under the age of five will be targeted by the new campaign, which aims to build on a series of national immunization days and house-to-house vaccination schemes which ran last year.
Army Battles Traumatic Brain Injuries
Health & Wellness  (tags: army, soldiers, health, brain, injuries, Marines, Iraq, Afghanistan, traumatic, explosion )

- 3922 days ago -
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Army is mobilizing its resources to fight a serious threat to soldiers' health. They estimate that as many as 10-20 percent of soldiers and Marines returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from a traumatic brain injury caused by a...
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 )

- 4015 days ago -
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.
Revamp Urged for Care of Veterans
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Veterans, Iraq, Iraq war, Congress, legislation, healthcare, disability, US troops, Afghanistan, injured, wounded, soldiers, family-assistance, long-term rehab )

- 4017 days ago -
President Bush sent legislation to Congress yesterday to revamp the health-care and disability system for U.S troops wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan by eliminating duplicative bureaucracy and providing more assistance to families dealing with the long-term

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