Today's soldiers healthier than in the past

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Today's soldiers healthier than in the past
Wed, 12-26-2012 - 11:20am

According to recent Health Day News, " U.S. service members who died in Iraq and Afghanistan had been healthier than troops in previous wars, military researchers report.Although almost 9 percent of those autopsied had some degree of atherosclerosis (or "hardening") of their coronary arteries, which can lead to heart disease, this was far lower than seen in soldiers who died in Vietnam or Korea, researchers say." more

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