Category Archives: Research

Epic Study of U.S. Army Soldiers finds 600% increases in sleep disorders linked to deployment

(Veterans for Common Sense – Sep. 5, 2019) – An epic-sized study of U.S. Army soldiers found 600-percent increases between 2003 and 2011 in the incidences of insomnia and sleep apnea, with both at least partially linked to deployment. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Congress Pushes to Expand, Focus Burn Pits Treatment Research

(Washington – May 3, 2019) – A bipartisan group of Congressional representatives has called for the creation of a new treatment research program relevant to veterans with toxic wounds resulting from exposure to massive open-air burn pits in Iraq, Afghanistan, … Continue reading

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VCS fighting to protect Defense medical research

(Washington — February 28, 2018) — Veterans for Common Sense this week was among 111 organizations to send a letter to Congressional leadership of the Armed Services committees expressing concern about possible renewed efforts to┬áthat would have a detrimental impact … Continue reading

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On Gulf War’s 25th Anniversary, VA Failing to Treat its Signature Injury

ARCHIVED ARTICLE SOURCE: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/on-gulf-wars-25th-anniversary-researchers–veterans-say-va-failing-to-treat-signature-injury-300224315.html ARCHIVED ARTICLE TEXT: On Gulf War’s 25th Anniversary, Researchers & Veterans Say VA Failing to Treat Signature Injury Congressional Hearing Marks Persian Gulf War’s 25th Anniversary with Sharp Criticism of VA Clinical Guideline and VA-Contracted Institute … Continue reading

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High-Tech Testing for War Veteranss with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

June 25, 2008 – An Elk Grove Village hospital plans to use brain-imaging technology to determine whether combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder also might suffer from undiagnosed traumatic brain injuries. A “magnetic stethoscope” primarily used to study epilepsy and … Continue reading

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