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Veterans Resources

Issues

  • Veterans often face some different health issues than civilians. During wartime, the main health concerns are life-threatening injuries. Some service members might also have health problems from exposure to environmental hazards, such as contaminated water, chemicals and infections.
  • Service members and veterans are at risk for mental health problems, too. These include anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and substance abuse. From MedlinePlus (opens in a new window)
  • The number of diseases that the Department of Veterans Affairs has recognized as associated with Agent Orange (opens in a new window) or Persian Gulf Syndrome (opens in a new window) continues to expand and includes diabetes and prostate cancer to chronic fatigue syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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RCC Library Databases

RCC students can use databases to find magazine articles and other documents about a wide variety of topics. Use the  databases below to search for information relating to veterans' health issues.

Logging in to Library Databases

Off-Campus access to RCC Library databases is restricted to current students, faculty, & staff.

When prompted, use your MyRCC username and password.

If you do not know your password, use the self password reset site (opens in a new window).

If you still have issues, please call the Information Technology Services' Help Desk at 336-625-1573 or email Help Desk.