Female War Veterans Haunted By Sexual Trauma

Women may have acquired the privilege of joining the armed forces on equal footing to their male counterparts, however, a new study reveals that one in seven female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans seeking VA medical care, reported undergoing incidents of sexual trauma, such as, rape and sexual harassment during military service. Those reporting sexual trauma were three times more likely to suffer from depression, post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, drug addiction or alcoholism, including other mental illnesses.

Reward of $100,000 for Hudson’s missing nephew

A reward of $100,000 has been offered for tracing Jennifer Hudson’s nephew. The reward was announced by Hudson’s family for 7 year old Julian King who has been missing ever since Hudson’s mother and brother were shot dead in Chicago.

Jennifer has appealed to her fans through a blog post to trace her nephew.

Prices of gasoline, crude oil fall due to economic slump

As US gasoline demand fell 6.4 percent last week, owing to the global economic slump, the average price of regular gasoline at filling stations fell to $2.78 a gallon.

According to oil analyst Trilby Lundberg’s survey, gasoline use for the year is down 3.2 percent from a year earlier. And the average price for regular gasoline has not been this low since October 5, 2007, when it was $2.75 a gallon.

Sarah Palin pulling away from McCain campaign

Sarah Palin has definitely made an impact in the 2008 presidential elections – and, no matter what the outcome of the election may be, the Alaska governor has stood out on her own! In less than two months after being chosen as Republican John McCain’s running mate, Palin has become arguably the most polarizing figure in US politics.

Despite a hardening perception that she is ill-qualified to become commander-in-chief, she is drawing bigger crowds than McCain, on the campaign trail, and has become the main source of enthusiasm among grassroots conservatives.

Depression linked to preterm deliveries

A recent study by Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, which was published in the journal Human Reproduction indicates that depressed women were twice likely to deliver their babies before the term or less than 37 completed weeks of gestation.

The research was conducted on 791 women. More severe the depression, greater the chances of preterm delivery.

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