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Veterans Resources


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  • 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.
  • The number of diseases that the Department of Veterans Affairs has recognized as associated with Agent Orange or Persian Gulf Syndrome 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.