By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 10/06/2013 - 16:25
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.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 08/19/2013 - 18:40
U-2 Airforce planes fly at high altitudes, exposing their pilots to a higher risk of deadly brain lesions.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 06/04/2013 - 09:17
Kristin Beck says that she was forced to hide her gender identity in order to serve the US as a Navy SEAL.
By Elijah Wolfson | Mon, 05/27/2013 - 17:45
A 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.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:25
Last week, military women were officially allowed to fight in combat roles in the American military – a move that the public supports.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 13:46
The military has set its sights on a group of scientists working on powerful injectable foam designed to temporarily limit internal bleeding of soldiers wounded on the battlefield.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 11:58
About 75 percent of recruits who want to join the US Army are ineligible because of obesity, according to a recent report.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 11/29/2012 - 16:26
Pollen may serve a hypoallergenic useful function soon - DARPA is exploring the possibility of making pills that can serve as vaccines.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 11/28/2012 - 16:09
In a plot that resembles one that an evil villain in a James Bond movie might love, the United States’ government once planned to blow up the moon with a bomb.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:29
The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection claims that the United Kingdom’s and United States’ military shot explosives at pigs, forced pigs to inhale mustard gas, and inflicted anthrax on monkeys.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 10/09/2012 - 11:32
The U.S. Department of Defense will spend $10 million on a three-year study investigating whether daily doses of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oils, can help curb the number of suicides among military personnel and veterans, researchers said on Monday.
By Nikki Tucker | Tue, 09/25/2012 - 11:37
Retired military leaders are raising red flags about childhood obesity. Many believe obesity is not only a health issue, but also a national security issue.