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veterans

‘Giving back to our country’

Spectrum Health employees value their military service.

Growing threat for vets: Heart disease

A long-running CDC analysis has found veterans ages 35 to 70 suffer cardiovascular conditions at a greater rate than non-veterans.

‘It has been everything for me’

Internship program continues to help Michigan veterans move from military roles to the civilian workforce.

Battle explosions may cause memory problems

War veterans who have been close to bomb blasts score lower on memory tests and overall cognitive performance.

Knowing war, finding peace

Data analyst Nicholas Kraska, a one-time Air Force mechanic during the Kosovo War, recalls the service and sacrifice of friends and family.

Fallout from 9/11 linked to early dementia

First responders who developed PTSD seem at greater risk of mental decline.

Sleep disorders six times higher among vets

Post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk of sleep troubles even more.

A hero’s journey

A special program helps America's veterans find a career foothold in the world of health care.

Hiring heroes

Veterans retain 'sense of mission' following battlefield duty.

‘Hidden’ brain damage seen in vets

Studies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory and reasoning.

Troops in Middle East may be at risk for lung problems

Study found dust exposure poses health hazards.

Loved ones caring for brain-injured veterans may face health risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame.

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