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New Study Finds Killing Doesn't Cause Alcoholism Increase In Combat Veterans

By McCarton Ackerman

In a surprising revelation, a new study conducted by Walter Reed found that even gruesome combat situations had a minimal impact on alcohol abuse. MORE  

Veterans Court Gives Addicted Military Members A Second Chance

By McCarton Ackerman

Soldiers suffering from addiction can benefit from a strict, but highly successful program that includes treatment therapy, meditation, and mandatory drug testing. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Marijuana baked goods send kids to the ER, Rob Ford's crack scandal linked to homicide, and police fatally shoot a drunk Korean War vet at his Connecticut mansion. MORE  

Why Care for Veterans Benefits Us All

By Sarah Beller

Paying to help vets with mental health and addiction problems is the smart course of action, as well as the right one. MORE  

Gov. Anti-Suicide Plan Relies on Facebook

By Chrisanne Grise

In Suicide Prevention Week, the US government launches a strategy with an extra focus on teens and veterans. MORE  

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