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{FD} Marine vet crossing country to honor late brother, raise awareness of PTSD

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A Marine veteran is making his second trek across the United States in an effort to raise awareness for other vets suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health issues. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine veteran makes second trek across US to raise awareness for PTSD

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A Marine veteran who set out on foot from San Diego in March will reach North Carolina this week as he walks to raise awareness for mental health issues afflicting the armed forces community. Continue reading

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{FD} PTSD raises heart and stroke risk in World Trade Center cleanup crews

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More than 16 years after cleanup was completed at the site of the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City’s World Trade Center complex, many who worked at the disaster site still struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may also have … Continue reading

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{FD} Fourth of July fireworks trigger PTSD symptoms in veterans

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Two hundred and forty two years. Continue reading

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{FD} VA suicide data shows vets still desperately struggling

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In 2010, Congress declared June 27 National PTSD Awareness Day. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine’s 222-mile hike a personal mission to bring awareness to military suicide

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This U.S. Marine is taking on a new mission of his own for the holidays, planning to hike about 22 miles a day over two weeks to raise awareness about the high amount of suicides among military veterans. Continue reading

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{FD} Cancer survivors often living with PTSD

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Cancer patients may often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the months after their tumors are diagnosed, and mental health issues can sometimes linger for years, a Malaysian study suggests. Continue reading

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{FD} Horse therapy program for veterans with PTSD needs donations

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Returning soldiers and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other issues associated with war are finding solace in a horse therapy program in New Jersey. Continue reading

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{FD} Veteran and military suicide prevention

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Twenty veterans on average die by suicide every day — with experts working toward reducing that figure. Continue reading

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{FD} FDA moves forward on ecstasy ingredient trials for PTSD

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The active ingredient in the drug ecstasy passed an important hurdle on the path to becoming a prescription drug for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. Continue reading

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{FD} Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

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Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest. Continue reading

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