Brain Injury Can Hurt Employment Prospects for Veterans

Veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury during combat are much less likely to find a job when they return home, compared to veterans who did not suffer an injury.

Research Finds Association between PTSD and Heart Disease

Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD, have a much higher risk of developing heart disease, compared to veterans without this mental disorder.

President Obama to Sign Veteran Suicide Prevention Bill

Veteran suicide is getting more attention from the federal administration. The President is joining hands with government leaders, lawmakers and others to spotlight the high rate of suicides among ...

Vets with PTSD, Brain Injury Combination Have Poor Outcomes

Veterans who suffer from Post traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder have poor outcomes, compared to those persons who only suffer from one of the conditions.

Breathing Exercises Can Help Treat Symptoms of PTSD

The American military is currently struggling to deal with a post-traumatic stress disorder epidemic among veterans returning home from combat duty. Over the next few years, the costs related to the ...

Vets Who Resist Age Stereotypes Are Likely to Age Better

Veterans, who are more enthusiastic about growing older and actually embrace the thought of getting old, rather than resisting it are much more likely to enjoy better mental health as they get older.

New Tool Promises to Help Detect Veterans at High Risk of Violence

A number of recent shooting incidents involving veterans, who went on a rampage, has shocked the US military. Now researchers have developed a tool that will help doctors identify veterans who may be ...

Justice Department Could Get Involved in VA Hospital Investigation

The Department Of Veterans Affairs is currently embroiled in a nationwide scandal, in which it appears that employees at several Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country engaged in a long and ...

VA Will Investigate Benefits of Service Dogs for Helping PTSD Victims

The Veterans Affairs Department is soon expected to trigger a study into the effectiveness and benefits of using service dogs for the treatment of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

PTSD Statistics: Veterans At Continued Risk

In the wake of the Fort Hood shooting recently, which has been traced to yet another veteran possibly battling symptoms of PTSD, it’s important to spotlight exactly how serious a challenge this is ...