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Asbestos and Mesothelioma

Among the more common hazards affecting naval veterans is asbestos exposure. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was used extensively as an industrial insulation product in industrial mat… View »

Manic Depression

Serving in the U.S. Armed Forces is one of the most selfless things an individual can do. Soldiers, whether in combat or serving in a time of peace, face challenges daily. Their lives change, and whi… View »

Hazardous Atmospheres

Naval vessels contain a number of confined spaces that may be oxygen deficient, contain toxic material, or other flammable material. These areas are not intended to be worked in for a long period of… View »

Radiation Poisoning

During the later-half of WWII and during the Cold War, nuclear weapons testing was common within the United States military, and particularly within the United States Navy. While the United States ha… View »

Substance Abuse and Dependency

The stresses of war and of military service in general manifest themselves in a number of ways, and many veterans look for avenues that allow them to escape these stresses. Some turn to drugs and alc… View »

Anthrax Shots and Complications

In the world of twenty-first century combat, chemical and biological warfare are real and serious threats. War isn’t simply the shooting of guns or other ammunition as was the case up until World War… View »

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman once said, “War is Hell.” Anyone who has been involved in any sort of military combat situation will heartily agree with the esteemed general. Throughout my… View »

Sleep Disorders

Everyone looks forward to a good night’s sleep. Sleep is refreshing and renewing and most people who sleep well wake up in the morning with a new sense of purpose and new goals for the day. But anyon… View »

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