The spotlight on brain injuries suffered by American troops in Iraq this month is an example America's episodic attention to this type of war wound, even though it has affected hundreds of thousands over the past two decades.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
When Iran fired missiles at Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops in early January, there were no fatalities, but weeks later, the Pentagon said 50 U.S. service members suffered traumatic brain injuries in the attack. Now questions are being raised about…
An attorney said the man, who suffered a traumatic brain injury from an automobile crash, believed he was doing what President Donald Trump wanted him to do.
By Associated Press
In an excerpt from the PBS program "NOW," Maria Hinojosa examines the support system in place for family members providing the around-the-clock care many returning war veterans often require.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama said U.S. combat operations in Iraq will end by Aug. 31, 2010, but some troops would remain to support Iraqis. Following is the text of his speech, as prepared for delivery at Camp Lejeune Marine base in…
By PBS NewsHour
As many as one in six soldiers who serve in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from a concussion or other head injury during their service, and many of them report long-term health effects, such as irritability, headaches, and memory and balance…
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