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PTSD-stricken veterans may be at higher risk for heart disease
Experts expect that 400,000 or more U.S. veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will suffer from PTSD at some point. A new study suggests that they'll have more to worry about than a debilitating psychiatric condition — they could also be at much greater risk for heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death.
By Alan Zarembo
June 26, 2013