Large US Military Study Questions Link Between Combat Duty and Suicide

Large US military study questions link between combat duty and suicide
David Rudd, scientific director for the nonprofit National Center for Veterans Studies, said the study provides only a snapshot and doesn't answer whether combat exposure increases the lifetime risk of suicide. Rudd said evidence suggests most service … Read more on Washington Post

Combat not linked to rise in military suicides, study says
The suicide researchers, led by Cynthia LeardMann, an epidemiologist at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, followed subjects who enrolled from 2001 to 2007, and used death records to identify suicides through the end of 2008. Of the 151,560 … Read more on Los Angeles Times

Cyclist raises funds, awareness for distressed veterans
Now she is focusing her efforts on the 23-mile bike ride named Ride for the 23 to help raise awareness of military suicides. … “The money that we raise during the race we're using to send veterans on healing retreats and trauma recovery centers. We … Read more on Akron Leader Publications