U.S. Navy veteran Larry Dodd says practicing yoga has already have positive effects on his health.
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Yoga helps veterans with PTSD

By Jill Sheridan, WBAA.org An estimated 8 million people in the United States suffer from PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. In Indiana, as many as 50,000 Hoosier veterans could be dealing with...

160418-N-FV745-046 NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Apr. 18, 2016) – Vice Adm. Forrest Faison, surgeon general and chief of Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, speaks with Sailors assigned to the USS Ross (DDG 71) medical department as part of a tour of the ship. Ross is an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel James Lewis/Released)

Top Navy doctor revamping military medicine

By Carl Prine Nearly a year into his job as the Navy’s top doc, Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison III wants to make wide-ranging reforms designed to better heal millions of sailors, Marines, military...

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald (reflected in doors, facing reporters) speaks outside VA headquarters in Washington, D.C. in 2015. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Veterans get relief from long wait times

Free mental health clinics open to veterans tired of long wait times BY ANNA GORMAN Elenilson Franco, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety, first sought mental...