War/Veterans

Category archives for War/Veterans

50,000 US veterans are homeless

The Obama Administration set a goal of ending homelessness among veterans in 2015. This Veterans’ Day, they are about 50,000 veterans away from that goal.

Andrea Kidd-Taylor: Public health leader, worker safety advocate, justice seeker

The public health community is mourning the loss of Andrea Kidd-Taylor, DrPH, MSPH, 59, who died on September 1 from cancer.

While homelessness among U.S. veterans is on the decline, significant housing challenges remain, according to a new report from the National Low-Income Housing Coalition.

Fireworks!! foe, not fun for veterans with PTSD

Firecrackers, bottle rockets and other fireworks are Fourth of July favorites for many Americans. Veterans suffering from PTSD may be dreading the sound that reminds them of combat.