In War, Female Troops Develop Chronic Pain at Higher Rates. So Do Military Wives, Study Finds.

An airman and a soldier stand in front of their trucks at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Researchers recently sought to determine whether war, with its increased training demands and multiple deployments, contributes to the rise of chronic pain in female service members. Unsurprisingly, given the stresses of combat and the physical impact of military service, the research found that it does. But in an unexpected twist, combat operations also increase chronic […]