Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects half a million veterans in the United States. In Oklahoma, 11,590 veterans were treated for PTSD last year in outpatient clinics with the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System and 817 veterans were hospitalized for the illness.
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U.S. veterans who were nearby to bomb blasts in Iraq and Afghanistan appear to experience faster brain aging, according to a new study.
Carrying a large American flag, Army veteran Eric Peters stopped in the High Desert last week during his walk across America to bring awareness about veterans who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries.
The VA has the increased challenge of meeting the needs of the veterans returning from OIF and OEF.
A bill allowing Oklahoma veterans to be provided with free hyperbaric oxygen treatment for traumatic brain injury has been approved by the state Senate.
Some Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are diagnosed with any of five other ailments will have an easier path to receive additional disability pay under new regulations developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
It is now 10 years since the United States went to war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan before that. The cost of these wars has been very high.