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Half of Vets Returning From Iraq and Afghanistan Need Medical Attention
Created 2011-11-16 07:15
Wednesday 16 November 2011
Wed, 2011-11-16 (All day)
More than half of America's former warriors are returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan with medical and mental problems that need treatment, according to new statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Computed author bio:
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eric Newhouse is the author of "Faces of Combat." He also writes a blog, "Invisible Wounds," on vets' mental health issues here .