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For young women in the armed forces to consider suicide – and act on it – is far more common than their civilian peers, a new analysis by Voice of San Diego finds.
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An average of more than five Marines per year died by suicide at Camp Pendleton. At least 20 took their lives in the barracks ­– and another four during training exercises.
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The suicide crisis among veterans has been well documented. But another dark phenomenon exists just beneath the surface in San Diego and across the country.
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My fellowship project was prompted by a question I’d been wondering about: Might mindfulness be a “prescription” for our health care system? I have heard from countless people who told me how meditating had changed their life. So why is it not more commonly recommended by providers?

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Navy Corpsman 2nd class Jennifer Starks says yoga helped her reintegrate back into the community because she was isolating herself. Starks was diagnosed with PTSD after 12 years in the military, a career that included two deployments and time on a carrier.

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