16 Jul '18, 11pm

Survey: Military binge drinking drops, but this service stood out in a bad way

Survey: Military binge drinking drops, but this service stood out in a bad way

Continue to monitor the use, and efforts to increase the use, of long-acting methods of contraception. The report showed inconsistent use of contraception, with 17.7 percent of servicewomen reporting they didn’t use a form of birth control the most recent time they had vaginal sex. Mandate more frequent HIV testing for those at high risk of infection. Attention should focus on unmarried service members, of whom more than 40 percent were in the high-risk category for HIV infection. Address concerns related to lack of sleep. More than half of service members reported getting less sleep than they need, and 30 percent reported being bothered by sleep-related lack of energy. In addition, 8.6 percent took sleep medications daily or almost daily.

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