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Energy Drinks Causing Sleepiness in Combat Troops: CDC

By | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 14:59

A new government report warns that energy drinks can cause sleep problems and daytime sleepiness among U.S. soldiers in combat zones.

Cremated Remains of WWII Veteran Reveals a Pile of Shrapnel From Landmine

By | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 14:08

A World War II veteran who suffered knee problems for 70 years had been unknowingly carrying a heap of metal shrapnel lodged in his leg.

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Military Spending $10 Million to Learn if Fish Oils Prevent Suicide Among Veterans

By | 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.

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Army Vet Says VA Hospital Ice Treatment Caused Frostbitten Penis

By | Tue, 10/02/2012 - 11:52

An Army veteran claims that a Veterans Administration nurse had repeatedly put ice packs on his penis after surgery, which led to frostbite, gangrene and then amputation of his member.