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Anthony Swofford on the Epidemic of Military Suicides.

Posted by qmtroy on August 28, 2013 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

All across America veterans are committing suicide at unprecedented rates, but no one has been able to answer why. Author and former marine Anthony Swofford gets to the bottom of an epidemic.

by Anthony Swofford  | May 20, 2012 1:00 ...

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Veterans at Risk of Suicide

Posted by qmtroy on April 9, 2013 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Veterans at Risk of Suicide

Week of April 08, 2013

Investigators with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the University of Washington say sophisticated searches of the free text in VA patients' electronic medical records may be a way to identify those at risk of suicide. The researchers presented their findings at the 46th annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, held in January. The team used two data sets, on 10,000 and 100,000 Veterans, respectively, and ...

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