17 Apr '13, 5pm

Lessons learned in #Afghanistan, #Iraq may help #Boston #Marathon bombing victims.

Lessons learned in #Afghanistan, #Iraq may help #Boston #Marathon bombing victims.

Emergency personnel assist the victims at the scene of a bomb blast during the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, Monday, April 15, 2013. Stuart Cahill/Boston Herald EL PASO, Texas — The two bomb blasts that ripped through the finish line area at Monday's Boston Marathon have caused mayhem and injuries similar to those seen during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Army medical experts said Tuesday. But lessons learned during the past 10 years of war may also help the injured in Boston, they said. The blasts killed three people and wounded more than 170. Injured runners and spectators sustained broken bones and head injuries. Some of the victims have had limbs amputated. People who witnessed the blasts but escaped injury could also be affected by acute stress in the first few days and post-traumatic stress disorder in the long term, experts said. "It's tragic," said ...

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stripes.com 17 Apr '13, 5am

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stripes.com 19 Apr '13, 2pm

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How Runners Can Help

How Runners Can Help

running.competitor.com 17 Apr '13, 1pm

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stripes.com 18 Apr '13, 11pm

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stripes.com 15 Apr '13, 7pm

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stripes.com 19 Apr '13, 9pm

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runnersworld.com 17 Apr '13, 3pm

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stripes.com 14 Apr '13, 12pm

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stripes.com 17 Apr '13, 12am

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straitstimes.com 17 Apr '13, 7am

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stripes.com 17 Apr '13, 12am

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