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Prevention Program Linked to Fewer Air Force Suicides

HBNS STORY | May 25, 2010

Childhood, Teenage Abuse Raises Diabetes Risk in Women

HBNS STORY | November 9, 2010

A new study of nearly 70,000 women found a clear association between abuse in childhood and adolescence and the risk of type 2 diabetes in adult women.

Childhood Sexual, Physical Abuse Linked to Drinking Problems in Women

HBNS STORY | November 16, 2010

Women who suffered sexual or physical abuse as children are more likely to abuse alcohol than are others, according to a new study of 3,680 women.

Sexually Victimized Girls With PTSD Not More Likely to Binge Drink Later

HBNS STORY | July 26, 2011

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common outcome of sexual assault among many teenage girls, but they do not necessarily cope by binge drinking, a new study finds.

Parents’ Military Deployments Take Emotional Toll on Teens

HBNS STORY | July 26, 2011

When military deployments call for their parents to serve abroad, adolescents have a tough time adjusting, and a new study shows their moods often lead to risky behavior.

Recent Veterans in College Engage in Riskier Health Behaviors

HBNS STORY | October 31, 2011

College students who have served in the U.S. conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely than their non-veteran peers to use tobacco, drink in excess and engage in other behaviors that endanger their health and safety, according to a study that appeared in the latest issue of American Journal of Health Promotion.

Make Good Treatment Decisions

PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Make Good Treatment Decisions

We must understand what our treatment choices are and their risks and benefits.

Veterans Groups Miss Opportunities to Curb Tobacco Use

HBNS STORY | October 31, 2013

Websites targeting veterans fail to provide information about the risks of tobacco products despite high rates of smoking in the military, finds a new report in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

Lifestyle Behaviors Key to Post-Deployment Health of Veterans

HBNS STORY | October 31, 2013

A new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion finds that the lifestyle of veterans both pre- and post-deployment influences their post-deployment wellness.

Teens from Military Families Suffer from Deployments

HBNS STORY | November 19, 2013

Teens that have had a parent or sibling on military deployment were more likely to have suicidal thoughts or be depressed than teens without military connections, finds a new study in The Journal of Adolescent Health.

Better Diagnoses May Help Vets with Anxiety Get Treatment

HBNS STORY | December 5, 2013

Veterans who suffer from anxiety may not get appropriate treatment for want of a specific diagnosis, finds a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry.

Social Support May Prevent PTSD in Heart Patients

HBNS STORY | May 20, 2014

Having a good social support system may help prevent the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in patients with heart disease, finds a study published in the American Journal of Health Promotion.

Mental Health Screening in Primary Care Helps Veterans

HBNS STORY | August 12, 2014

Veterans who receive mental health screening during primary care visits are generally getting adequate follow-up treatment, but the process for acquiring care could be improved, finds a new study in General Hospital Psychiatry.

Elderly Who Have Had Serious Falls May Show Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress

HBNS STORY | September 11, 2014

Older adults who experience a serious fall may develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the days following the event, finds a study published in General Hospital Psychiatry.