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U.S. Medical Personnel in ‘Impossible Situation’ Mentoring at Substandard Kabul Hospital: Conditions ‘Auschwitz-like’
WASHINGTON — U.S. personnel have been placed in an “impossible situation,” serving as medical mentors at a corrupt Afghan hospital where patient neglect and abuse took place, a House member concluded at a recent hearing.
WASHINGTON — Only weeks after Tracy Keil and her husband, Matt, were married in 2007, he was shot in the neck while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq.
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WASHINGTON — In October 2010, Marine Lance Cpl. Sebastian Gallegos stepped into a canal in Afghanistan just as a comrade stumbled onto an improvised explosive device (IED). The impact blew Gallegos forward and almost severed his arm.
MINNEAPOLIS — For primary care providers in the VA healthcare system, the use of opioid therapy to alleviate chronic pain requires an ongoing balance of risks and benefits for each patient, a challenge made more difficult by the sheer number of veterans seeking treatment.
Sergeant Major of the Army Recounts How He Overcame PTSD Stigma Subhead: IoM Report Calls for Annual Screening by DoD
Sergeant Major of the Army Recounts How He Overcame PTSD: IoM Report Calls for Annual Screening by DoD
WASHINGTON —Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III said he was faced with his “own mortality” in Iraq in 2004, when a rocket blew up in the room where he was.
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