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Wartime soldier – Conflicted mom

When single Mothers deploy to Iraq or Afghanistan, they and their children and care takers pay a huge price.

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Study Finds Post-Traumatic Stress From 9/11 Increasing

The number of people who have reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of being directly exposed to the World Trade Center attacks has increased over time, according to a new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association , based on a survey of 50,000 people conducted five to six […]

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Suicide takes growing toll among military, veterans

Suicide takes growing toll among military, veterans The federal government estimates that 5,000 veterans commit suicide each year, and Dr. Thomas Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health, said suicides among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans could top combat deaths. He made the statement last year at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric […]

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