Cardiology

Obesity in young adulthood tied to later venous thromboembolism

(HealthDay)—Men who are obese or severely obese in young adulthood have an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) later in life, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Internal Medicine.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Veterans battle homelessness long after discharge from the military

According to a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, homelessness among US military veterans rarely occurs immediately after military discharge, but instead takes years to manifest with risk increasing ...

Medications

Study supports long-term benefits of non-drug therapies for pain

A new study based on Veterans Affairs health records finds that non-drug therapies given to military service members with chronic pain may reduce the risk of long-term adverse outcomes, such as alcohol and drug disorder and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Vietnam-era women veterans continue to experience wartime stress

Vietnam-era women veterans suffer with stress-related mental health conditions, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression and generalized anxiety disorder, more than four decades after their service.

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