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On Edge
On Edge

Neighborhoods Need to Be Designed More Like Military Bases

Bases are now built with a focus on mental health.
Emily Cassel
12.4.17
MILITARY
MILITARY

The Army Will Now Consider People Previously Deemed Unfit for Service

Senator John McCain blasted the move, which comes as the Army faces a higher recruitment goal than last year.
Jesse Hicks
11.14.17
mental health
mental health

The First Study on Marijuana for Vets With PTSD Is in Danger of Being Shut Down

The researchers haven’t been able to recruit enough subjects.
Ed Cara
9.1.17
psychedelics
psychedelics

Ecstasy Is Now Being Taken Seriously By the FDA

The drug just received “breakthrough” status as a treatment for severe PTSD.
Jesse Hicks
8.29.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Poor Healthcare Is to Blame for 20 Veteran Suicides a Day

"We're failing the men and women who put it all on the line for our country."
Mark Russell
8.29.17
mental health
mental health

The Military Still Gives Benzos to Troops with PTSD Despite Clear Risks

And other disillusioning findings from a new RAND report.
Ed Cara
8.11.17
trumpocalypse now
trumpocalypse now

The Military Spends 5 Times More on Viagra Than it Would on Trans Soldiers' Care

Yet Donald Trump said "tremendous medical costs" played into decision to ban trans people from serving in the military.
Susan Rinkunas
7.27.17
not good
not good

Air Force Academy Students Say Seeking Counseling After Sexual Assault Is a Trap

The Academy denies the accusation of giving cadets mental health diagnoses in order to kick them out.
Amber Brenza
7.20.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Free Marijuana Would Save Veterans From Deadly Opioids

The VA is giving away the more addictive drugs like candy.
Avital Norman Nathman
5.26.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

We Can Blame the Rise in Veteran Suicide on the Healthcare System

Half the vets who killed themselves told someone they were considering it.
Ryan Brown
5.24.17
STDs
STDs

HIV is a Matter of National Security

What Trump means for the future of infectious disease.
Alexandra Ossola
5.16.17
Weed Week
Weed Week

The FDA Finally Approved a Marijuana Trial for Vets With PTSD

It only took seven years.
Shelby Hartman
4.19.17