Press Coverage

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Millennium Cohort Study finds sparse evidence of lung damage from burn pits VA Research Currents August 2012

Analyzing the military and health records of nearly 23,000 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans, researchers with VA and the Department of Defense found little evidence of a higher risk of respiratory problems among those who served near burn pits.

Military Alcohol Abuse CNN online August 13, 2008

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study, showing that troops returning from war zones are more prone to drinking problems ...

Alcohol and returning troops ABC2News.com August 13, 2008

Baltimore's ABC2News.com reports that as U.S. troops return from war, a new study finds some may experience serious problems with alcohol ...

Study Spurs Reassessment of Alcohol Awareness Programs DefenseLink.mil August 13, 2008

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2008 - Defense Department officials are assessing ways to better prepare servicemembers, particularly members of the reserve and National Guard, for the stresses of combat so they're better able to avoid alcohol-related problems when they return home, defense officials said today ...

Part-time soldiers at higher risk for alcohol problems after deployment MedPage Today August 12, 2008

SAN DIEGO -- National Guard and reserve troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan were more likely than active-duty personnel to drink heavily when they came home, found researchers here ...

After combat, soldiers turning to alcohol NBCNews.com August 12, 2008

CHICAGO - National Guard and Reserve combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to develop drinking problems than active-duty soldiers, a new military study suggests ...

Alcohol a problem for stressed returning soldiers USA Today August 12, 2008

CHICAGO (AP) - National Guard and Reserve combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to develop drinking problems than active-duty U.S. soldiers, a new military study suggests ...

Military troops returning from combat may experience binge drinking and alcohol-related problems The JAMA Report August 12, 2008

Transcript from the JAMA Report's interview with Millennium Cohort Study researchers ...

What We Can Learn in 21 Years US Medicine April 2010

Results [from the Millennium Cohort Study] ... are being regularly reported and are better informing DoD, VA and other medical providers on how to best care for those who are serving our nation. More than 30 publications of findings from the Millennium Cohort Study have already appeared in medical and scientific journals.

The Post-Traumatic Stress Trap Scientific American Magazine April 2009

A growing number of experts insist that the concept of post-traumatic stress disorder is itself disordered and that soldiers are suffering as a result...

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