SUBSCRIBE BY RSS rss feed | EMAIL
Natural Solutions Radio header image

Military

Increased military suicides linked to multiple concussions - but is that the whole story?


New data suggests that a dramatic increase in military suicides is linked to multiple concussions suffered by troops involved in successive roadside bombings and other combat actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, but previous data at least hints that other causes - pharmaceutical drug use including anti-depressants - could be playing a much larger role than is realized.

Rising threats and drawdown leading to record number of military suicides


A decade of sustained combat operations and the resultant pressure they have placed on military members and their families is taking a deadly toll on the nation's armed forces, particularly the U.S. Army, which has seen record-high suicide rates in 2012, according to Pentagon figures.

PTSD successfully treated with integrative treatments: Healing touch and guided imagery

A newly released study has found that healing touch, in combination with guided imagery (HT+GI) provides dramatic clinical reductions in post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, symptoms for military personnel who have been exposed to combat.

Huge Rise in Iraq Birth Defects Linked to US Cluster Bombing

It played unwilling host to one of the bloodiest battles of the Iraq war. Fallujah's homes and businesses were left shattered; hundreds of Iraqi civilians were killed. Its residents changed the name of their "City of Mosques" to "the polluted city" after the United States launched two massive military campaigns eight years ago.

Cut the Pentagon Budget, Not Social Security and Veterans' Benefits, Save 380,000 Jobs

Some people in Washington want to cut Social Security and veterans' benefits, by cutting the cost-of-living adjustment. But there's a better way to cut government debt than cutting Social Security and veterans' benefits: cut the bloated Pentagon budget.

The Curse of Standing Armies

Joel McDurmon is Director of Research at American Vision, not to be confused with Vision America. He is also a lecturer, a preacher, and the author of a powerful little new book, The Bible & War in America: A Biblical View of an American Obsession and Steps to Recover Liberty (hereafter The Bible & War in America).