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  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

    Yoga for Anxiety and Depression
    Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly...
  • MILITARY DEATHS

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq or who died at a U.S. military hospital of an illness contracted in Iraq: Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas; sergeant, Army. Loza died of a non-...
  • Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers

    Virtual colonoscopy catches more cancers
    Colonoscopy is an important tool to detect colorectal cancer. In recent years, virtual colonoscopy, which involves a CT scan of the colon instead of the invasive, optical inspection of the colon, has been shown to be as effective as traditional...
  • Community & Clubs: Iraq war veteran to speak at meeting

    On Wednesday, Iraq war veteran David Mayer is going to be at the general meeting of the American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291, along with his mother and father. He will speak about the organization he is establishing to build homes for veterans who have...
  • A heartfelt homecoming

    A heartfelt homecoming
    NEWPORT BEACH — Three years ago, Glen Mayer was sitting behind an American Legion booth at a fair in Palo Cedro, near Redding, when Bill Dunn happened upon the unexpected welcome mat. Dunn, the 1st vice commander of American Legion Post No. 291 in...
  • Connecticut Soldier Dies From Injuries Suffered In Afghanistan

    Connecticut Soldier Dies From Injuries Suffered In Afghanistan
    Last summer, six months before he was deployed to Afghanistan for the second time, infantry Sgt. Edwin Rivera sat in his car in the driveway of his parents' house in Waterford and explained to his mother why he was returning to war. It was the sad...
  • 5 things to do in D.C. beyond the obvious

    5 things to do in D.C. beyond the obvious
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — You already know the museums, the monuments and the mall. But there are other sides to our capital that make it a rewarding destination. As much as this is the nation's seat of government, it is a vibrant, international city. Here...
  • For wounded warriors, Orlando nonprofit brings healing on a leash

    For wounded warriors, Orlando nonprofit brings healing on a leash
    By the time Jason Jensen returned from his last deployment in Iraq, he already knew something was wrong. Physically, the marine had escaped the sniper fire and roadside bombing attempts that punctuated daily life, but he was not the same man who had...