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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Study: Pregnant Women With PTSD More Likely To Give Birth Prematurely

Pregnant women with post-traumatic stress disorder are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study finds.

11/10/2014

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Depression And Homelessness Struggles Among U.S. Veterans

Homelessness among veterans is a complex problem, and a difficult one to resolve. But there is hope, and resources.

11/03/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

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Study: Mini-Strokes May Lead To PTSD

In a new study, sufferers of a mini-stroke were more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

10/05/2014

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Rashad Richey Speaks with Congressman David Scott on VA Scandal

Today on Real Talk with Rashad Richey our special guest was Congressman David Scott. Congressman Scott recently expressed his outrage with President Barack Obama and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and veteran’s allegations of misconduct, […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2014

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Attorney: Ga. Soldier Charged In Killings Has PTSD

An Army sergeant charged with shooting a teenage girl in the head while another soldier killed her boyfriend outside Fort Stewart two years ago suffers from brain injuries and post-traumatic stress after serving in combat in Afghanistan, the sergeant’s defense attorney said Friday.

12/06/2013

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Atlanta Up Close Talks Washington Navy Yard Shooting and African-American Mental Health Care

In light of the traumatic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, Cynthia Mallard will be discussing issues that may have contributed to Aaron Alexis’ open fire on civilians. Aaron Alexis was a 34-year-old military contractor […]

WAOK-AM–09/18/2013

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Breast Cancer Diagnoses Could Cause PTSD In Patients, Researchers Find

A new study has found that a significant portion of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder after finding out the devastating news.

03/03/2013

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