We now know that what these combat veterans were facing was likely what today we call post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. We are now better able to recognize it, and treatments have certainly advanced, but we still don’t have a…
By MaryCatherine McDonald, Marisa Brandt, Robyn Bluhm, The Conversation
Para-rescuer Roger Sparks found that the art of tattooing helped him deal with his grief following a deadly military operation in Afghanistan. Now he's trying to help others who are suffering from emotional trauma.
By Kaysie Ellingson, Indie Alaska
New government rules will make it easier for military veterans to claim disability benefits for those diagnosed with PTSD. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports.
At military bases around the nation, performances of Greek drama are linking ancient and modern warriors in an understanding of war's pain and mental agony. Jeffrey Brown reports.
The Army says that suicides among active duty personnel have doubled in recent years, and multiple deployments might contribute to that increase. NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports.
Hillary Clinton's campaign has staked her future in this race on the results of Texas's and Ohio's March 4 primaries. As rival Barack Obama has risen to match her in the polls in both states, both sides have intensified their…
Congress has approved about $450 billion to date for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but economists also have been tabulating the long-term costs such as veterans' care. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the broader costs of the war.
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