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‘Buddy Check on 22!’ Veterans Use Social Media to Fight Suicide

‘Buddy Check on 22!’ Veterans Use Social Media to Fight Suicide Facebook pages, video challenges, mobile apps and other tools engage the bonds forged on the battlefield as a platform for prevention....

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Report Finds Sharp Increase in Veterans Denied V.A. Benefits

Report Finds Sharp Increase in Veterans Denied V.A. Benefits An advocacy group, looking at 70 years of data, finds that veterans are being denied V.A. care at a higher rate than ever before....

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Suicide Claims 14th Marine From a Unit Battered by Loss

Suicide Claims 14th Marine From a Unit Battered by Loss The suicide rate in one Marine regiment is 14 times as high as that for all Americans, but the government’s ability to monitor and treat veterans is halting and incomplete....

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Veterans Want Past Discharges to Recognize Post-Traumatic Stress

Veterans Want Past Discharges to Recognize Post-Traumatic Stress A group is pushing for a bill to overhaul the system by mandating that the military start from the presumption that PTSD contributed to the discharges....

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Koch-Linked Group Releases Ad Backing G.O.P. Candidate for Harry Reid’s Seat

As early as Wednesday, television viewers across Nevada will start to see an ad showing military veterans voicing their support for Representative Joe Heck, the Republican challenger for Senator Harry Reid’s seat when he retires at the end of his......

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Veterans Seek Help for Infertility Inflicted by Wounds of War

Veterans Seek Help for Infertility Inflicted by Wounds of WarVeterans Seek Help for Infertility Inflicted by Wounds of WarThe Department of Veterans Affairs doesn’t provide I.V.F. treatment to vets, not even those left infertile through injuries sustained in combat or training...

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Veterans Seek Greater Emphasis on PTSD in Bids to Upgrade Discharges

Veterans Seek Greater Emphasis on PTSD in Bids to Upgrade DischargesVeterans Seek Greater Emphasis on PTSD in Bids to Upgrade DischargesA group is pushing for a bill to overhaul the system by mandating that the military start from the presumption that PTSD contributed to the discharges....

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John Kasich’s Listening Tour

If Gov. Kasich does well in New Hampshire, it will be because enough people trusted him with their stories....

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Bernie Sanders and the V.A.

Readers discuss Senator Bernie Sanders’s response to complaints about health care for veterans....

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Faith in Agency Clouded Bernie Sanders’s V.A. Response

Faith in Agency Clouded Bernie Sanders’s V.A. ResponseFaith in Agency Clouded Bernie Sanders’s V.A. ResponseSenator Bernie Sanders initially regarded complaints of trouble at the Department of Veterans Affairs as a play by conservatives to weaken one of the country’s largest social welfare institutions....

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What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD?

What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD?What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD?An unexpected bond between damaged birds and traumatized veterans could reveal surprising insights into animal intelligence....

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