- A study of the Afghanistan conflict finds the golden hour policy resulted in a reduction in transport time and improved survival rates for combat casualties.
- Research shows that kids in military families are more prone to substance use, violence, harassment and weapon-carrying than their non-military peers.
- A new study has shown that one out of three young adults in America are too fat to join the military.
- Young children of deployed military parents more frequently visited medical providers for injuries, mental health problems, and maltreatment, compared to peers whose parents stayed home.
- Teenagers who have a family member deployed in military combat are more likely to experience depression and suicidal thoughts.
- The physical and mental trauma of torture is substantial enough to cause lifelong dysfunctions in pain perception.
- The increase in suicides among U.S. Army soldiers since 2005 may be caused not by prolonged combat tours and other war-related stresses but by underlying mental illnesses, a new military health study suggests.
- U-2 Airforce planes fly at high altitudes, exposing their pilots to a higher risk of deadly brain lesions.
- Kristin Beck says that she was forced to hide her gender identity in order to serve the US as a Navy SEAL.
One In Four Military Children Has Depression Symptoms; Pediatricians Urged To Better Monitor Their Health RisksA new report published on Memorial Day attempts to bring greater awareness to the emotional health issues that the children of military personnel face, including depression, academic problems, and sleep disorders.
- Last week, military women were officially allowed to fight in combat roles in the American military – a move that the public supports.
- Just over one in 12 U.S. service members who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars had plaque buildup in the arteries around their hearts.