Health & FitnessA Massive Study Of Veterans Reveals That Even ‘Mild’ Traumatic Brain Injuries Have Major Consequences
Bullet PointsNew Study Says Shoulder-Fired Weapons Are Hazardous For The Brain
Veterans Benefits1 In 5 Troops Discharged For Misconduct Between 2011 And 2015 Had PTSD Or TBI, Report Finds
DoD Canceled Brain Injury Research Because It Didn’t Like The Results
An Army vet explains why DoD’s decision to shelve a program that placed blast gauges on combat troops in Afghanistan is a big mistake.
Marcus Luttrell Has A Twin Brother And He’s A Neuroscientist
And he was a Navy SEAL who deployed nine times to Iraq and Afghanistan over 10 years.
5 Things We’ve Learned About PTSD Since 9/11
New research shows post-traumatic stress treatments are advancing, and there is hope for those suffering its effects.
Veterans With Service Dogs Know Someone Always Has Their Back
A trainer at K9s For Warriors explains how service dogs help vets handle the effects of PTSD.
Understanding The Brutal, Tragic Murder Of A Veterans Advocate And Friend
A friend remembers Cheryl Lynch, a staunch advocate for veterans with TBI who was killed on Mother’s Day.
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What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?
Task & Purpose spoke with an expert on traumatic brain injuries about the most common TBIs, their causes, and symptoms.
New Documentary ‘Searching For Home’ Reveals Raw Courage Of Vets Across Generations
A documentary chronicling the lives of veterans from WWII to Iraq and Afghanistan shows the life-long battles some are still fighting.
The VA’s Attempt To Fight Opioid Dependence Leaves Pain Patients Cut Off
After the Department of Veterans Affairs scaled back its prescriptions of opioids, many patients were left to deal with their chronic pain by themselves.