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Plasma treatment: Fighting COVID-19 with “other people’s troops”

Plasma treatment: Fighting COVID-19 with “other people’s troops”

There is no cure for COVID-19, but health care professionals are working to find ways to help patients fight it. Last week a new treatment received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency approval, and it relies on members of the community stepping up to help. This treatment uses the plasma of those that recovered from […]

Vets get voice mail at VA Crisis Line

Vets get voice mail at VA Crisis Line

The number 22. It doesn’t signify one’s age, a date on a calendar, the number of days until one graduates, gets a new job, retires or the distance to one’s mailbox. It’s the number of vets who commit suicide every day: 22. Their pain may not be visible though they’ve healed through physical and multiple […]

Black Hawk Tragedy

Black Hawk Tragedy

Inside one of the most devastating military training missions in recent memory By Kevin Lilley Marine Corps Times Seconds after his Black Hawk helicopter took off for a March 10 training mission — filled with seven Marine special operators and three fellow Louisiana Army National Guardsmen — the pilot remarked: “Gee, it’s dark as [expletive].” […]