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October 26, 2017 - 4:35 pm
(Photo by Stephen Morton/Getty Images) by Abigail Hartley Were you sexually assaulted or harassed while you were in the military? Believe it or not, there are plenty of resources for you—even if you never came forward while you were active. If you’re dealing with mental health issues because of...
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October 26, 2017 - 3:13 pm
A soldier with 1-71 Cavalry sits in a field of cannabis plants while on patrol June 9, 2010 in the village of Zor Mashur, south of Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images) By Matt Saintsing The VA is receiving mounting pressure from Democrats on the House Veterans’ Affairs...
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October 26, 2017 - 1:39 pm
Fisher House II at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The new facility is scheduled for completion in Spring 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sheila deVera) By: Kaylah Jackson For families of service members who have gotten ill or are working through recovery while at a VA hospital, the idea...
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October 25, 2017 - 2:02 pm
(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) By Abigail Hartley So, you're in the military, and you've become a survivor of sexual violence. Let’s walk through what you can do next. The first thing you need to think about is a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE). This will result in a Restricted Report, but...
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October 18, 2017 - 12:30 pm
390487 01: (FILE PHOTO) Detail of breast cancer cells. Breast cancer is a malignant growth that begins in the tissues of the breast. Over a lifetime, one in eight women is diagnosed with breast cancer. (Photo by American Cancer Society/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger With perfect timing for...
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October 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) By Eric Dehm If you are a military spouse and also a lawyer, there's an inherent problem that comes along with a PCS. You may have been licensed to practice while stationed in San Diego, CA but what happens when you move to a new state, say Kansas, which has a...
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October 17, 2017 - 5:11 pm
A for sale sign stands on a residential street on August 10, 2017 in London, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) While spring is the best time to put your home on the market, with planning and preparation you can attract more buyers and close faster no matter what the season. Below are four steps...
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October 13, 2017 - 1:00 pm
A surfer rides big waves in Half Moon Bay, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) By Chas Henry Catch a wave – and surf through the physical and emotional pain. That’s one form of therapy being pursued by hundreds of wounded warriors on the west coast. Some surf therapy programs combine time...
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