Severe combat wounds and chronic PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) may put service men and women at risk of having high blood pressure later, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.
PTSD, a mental health disorder that stems from a traumatic or life-threatening event, has been previously linked to risk of high blood pressure and other issues, including substance abuse, obesity, coronary artery disease, and suicide.
Being in the military and serving our country is a valiant career, but it is not without its dangers. Research into safety gear for our military personnel is one area that is always active. There are many ways for our military personnel to get hurt in the line of duty, during drills, or even during the routine course of their day-to-day activities.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized two Department of Defense (DoD) facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) award for taking an efficient, clean, and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single source.
State-of-the-art eyewear provides comfort with advanced protection against sun, sand and wind
December 20, 2011
Leading protective eyewear manufacturer Wiley X, ® Inc. has announced that its proven XL-1 Advanced spectacle is now being manufactured in America, at the veteran-owned company’s Livermore, California headquarters.
Headaches, a virtually universal human complaint at one time or another, are among the top reasons for medical evacuation of military personnel from Iraq and Afghanistan, and for ongoing depletion of active-duty ranks in those countries, according to research led by Johns Hopkins specialists.
Sierra Monitor Corporation was recently honored to win an Award by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (formerly Defense Supply Center Columbus) as one of the government's best suppliers at the award ceremony held during the 2011 DLA Enterprise Supplier Conference and Exhibition, June 27-30, in Columbus, Ohio.