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  • Military tries 'battlefield' acupuncture to ease pain

    Military tries 'battlefield' acupuncture to ease pain
    Using ancient Chinese medical techniques, a small team of military doctors here has begun treating wounded troops suffering from severe or chronic pain with acupuncture. The technique is proving so successful that the Air Force will begin teaching...
  • Tips On Sending Soldiers Mail

    It sounds like a nice idea, but before you add "Any Wounded Soldier" to your Christmas card list, keep in mind that your well wishes will likely wind up in the trash. In-boxes are flooded this time of year with mass e-mails urging us to remember our...
  • Gloucester native dies in Iraq

    Late Monday evening, Andrea Caldwell sat in front of a computer in her mother's Gloucester home, fighting to push aside her emotions. It's not easy, the 22-year-old said Wednesday, to plan a funeral for your twin brother. To work out the details of a...
  • Memorial for fallen Gloucester soldier

    Standing at a podium overlooking a flag-draped coffin, the Rev. Douglas Nagel told hundreds of mourners gathered in Gloucester's First Presbyterian Church on Sunday not to think that Army Spc. Eric Thomas Caldwell's life had been taken from him. To think...
  • Four local soldiers wounded in Iraq

    Four Virginia Army National Guard soldiers with the West Point-based 237th Engineer Company were seriously wounded in the Oct. 26 roadside bomb attack in Iraq that killed Spc. David E. Lambert, Army officials said Tuesday. All four soldiers, with...
  • Obama: Flags half-staff for Fort Hood

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The president today ordered flags flown at half-staff until Veterans Day in respect for 13 killed and 30 wounded in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas. "We don't know all the answers yet, and......
  • Obama: Walter Reed tour today

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama plans a stop today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where some of the most wounded casualties of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are being treated -- and where the Army psychologist accused......
  • Gunman shouted 'Allah Akbar' before opening fire, witness says. Will the rampage affect Obama's decision?

     
    A witness has told investigators that the Army major who allegedly opened fire on his fellow soldiers at Ft. Hood Army Base Thursday shouted "Allahu Akbar" -- Arabic for "God is Great" and the rallying cry of suicide bombers around......
  • Vytorin trial shows little or no benefit against heart disease [Updated]

     
    For the second time in as many years, a large clinical trial has found that the key ingredient in the heavily advertised drug Vytorin provides little or no benefit in preventing heart disease compared to a competing product. The ingredient......
  • West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd makes history, serving in Congress longer than anyone, ever

     
    (UPDATE: 2:02 p. Pacific. A photo of a celebratory Sen. Byrd on the Senate floor minutes ago this afternoon has been added to this item above, courtesy of C-SPAN.) Ever since Jan. 3, 1953, Robert Carlyle Byrd has represented West......
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows: 'Larry King Live' devotes the hour to CNN's 'Heroes'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 22 - 28 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Thanksgiving Day parade. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Salvation Army; Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (N) 7......
  • Sunday shows: Warren, Huckabee, Obey, Bayh

     
    Bill and Melinda Gates join the usual crowd of politicians and political operatives on the Sunday talk show circuit this week....