The Vernon resident is talking about her assaults following an analysis that found military sexual assault reports increased by 13% in 2021.
Most CT residents who carry a trait for sickle cell disease don’t know it, resulting in them risking having a child born with the illness.
A new law called the PACT Act expanded the number of veterans eligible for bun pit relief and paved an easier path to compensation and care.
Standard medical testing for heart disease is based on research on men, but women often have different symptoms that go unrecognized.
The House is poised to OK a bill that gives veterans an easier path to compensation after exposure to burn pits and other toxins.
For breast cancer, there is just one drug —Keytruda— that has approval to treat triple-negative breast cancer, the most aggressive type. It must be administered in conjunction with chemotherapy
Congress is poised to take action that would put the responsibility for prosecuting sexual assault cases on independent military lawyers.
Researcher: “Many veterans seem to struggle with their eating and body image, but go unrecognized.”
Army veteran Carlos Correa dreams of starting a business growing lettuce and tomatoes in greenhouses. But the traumatic injuries he suffered as a result of serving in Afghanistan prevent him from working. His wife now cares for him at home. Correa had thought he left Afghanistan unscathed because he was alive and uninjured. But over […]
hospital systems and private businesses are increasingly buying private medical practices and taking over their business operations.
Docs give many reasons for closing shop: fewer inpatient visits, increased operational costs and fears of contracting the coronavirus.
The VA is “in turmoil,” a whistleblower complains.
The National Guard, with a suicide rate of 30.6 per 100,000, has the highest rate of any active military branch.
For the first time, the state, children’s advocates and housing organizations are participating in an initiative that focuses specifically on pregnant women and children under 6 who are homeless or housing unstable.
A Connecticut Navy veteran who was sexually assaulted while serving in Japan has been awarded an honorable discharge after she challenged the “bad paper” discharge status she had been given.