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New study: PTSD veterans twice as prone to suicide and other deadly diseases

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Health experts issue a new warning for veterans diagnosed with PTSD.

They say veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder are twice as likely to die from suicide, accidental injury or viral hepatitis.

The findings come from a study in the American Journal of Preventitive Medicine.

Researchers say veterans with PTSD are also at greater risk of death from diabetes and chronic liver disease. 

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