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Attorney Melissa Daigrepont Joins Valor Firm as Of Counsel

The Valor Firm is pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Melissa Daigrepont as Of Counsel. Ms. Daigrepont is a licensed attorney, an Iraq War Veteran, and deployed in support of the war in Afghanistan. She is also a military spouse. Ms. Daigrepont’s experience of over 17 years of practicing law includes serving in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps and working in private practice as a military defense, entertainment, and immigration law attorney. She holds a B.A., a J.D., an LL.M. in Military Law specializing in International and Operational Law, and an MBA and is a Department

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MST and Headaches

Military Sexual Trauma Survivors Show Increased Risk Of Migraine

Military sexual trauma is associated with a higher risk of migraine headaches.  Researchers at Boston University recently reported that men and women veterans who reported being victims of military sexual trauma also reported a higher rate of migraine headaches.  Out of more than 800,000 veterans who were screened for the study, 37,375 were positive for military sexual trauma; approximately 66 percent were women and 34 percent men.  21.7 percent of the victims of military sexual trauma reported migraine headaches, as opposed to only 9 percent for those veterans who did not report a history of sexual trauma.  Dr. John Ney,

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