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Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association vs. Humblenew

The legal wrangling over PTSD and medical marijuana continues with new complaint filed against Department of Health Services
Tucson Weekly  |  Mari Herreras  |  09-04-2014  |  Health

From Battlegrounds to Studios: Dealing with PTSDnew

Miguel Folch, a veteran Pararescue Jumper, finds solice in photography and chose to pursue his passion to escape the stresses associated with being a Tucson firefighter that would often trigger his PTSD.
Tucson Weekly  |  Joshua Morgan  |  11-11-2011  |  War

Pure Hopenew

At the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, Fort Carson works on a study with promise for treating traumatic brain injuries.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Pam Zubeck  |  09-08-2011  |  Science

Veteran Stars of Bush's Inauguration Have Scarsnew

More than 15,000 soldiers have been medically evacuated from Iraq. Some of the injured, like Chris Bain, will be sitting a few tables away from George W. Bush at one of the inaugural balls.
The Village Voice  |  Kareem Fahim  |  01-20-2005  |  War

Vet Center Is Frontline for Returning Soldiersnew

Federally funded Vet Centers are a modern-day version of the community centers that began popping up around the country in the wake of the Vietnam War. It's where combat vets can go to open up about their trauma to other combat vets.
Creative Loafing (Sarasota)  |  Max Linsky  |  12-16-2004  |  War

Army's New Plan Is to Combat Stress at the Frontnew

A counselor at the Sacramento Veterans Center, Sandra Moreno, just did a tour in Iraq as part of a “combat stress company.” The new military program tries to help soldiers handle stress while they’re still serving with their companies.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Chrisanne Beckner  |  12-16-2004  |  War

Marine Reservist Feels Aftershocks From Iraqnew

Richard Sandoval still hears ringing in his ears from the rockets that flew overhead in Iraq. "The hardest thing for me was..." he begins again and again, describing so many hard things.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Chrisanne Beckner  |  12-14-2004  |  War

Delaying Treatment for Trauma Could Hurt Vetsnew

Veterans who go numb and wait too long to seek treatment for the psychological wounds of war may find there's no free counseling when they need it.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Christina Royster-Hemby  |  12-14-2004  |  War

Fire & Ice Cream: The Story Behind a Fire at an Oakland Creamerynew

Three employees of Fentons Creamery and Restaurant in Oakland, Calif., served time after the popular spot was robbed and set on fire in 2001. But a police investigation left key questions about the shop's smothering debt, insurance payments and the employees' implausible motives unanswered.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  09-27-2004  |  Business & Labor

Soldiers Think Iraqis Have No Hope, Returned Infantryman Saysnew

The carnage of war 23-year-old Steve Michanowicz witnessed during a long, sleep-deprived year in Iraq has left him confused and distracted. He's seen civilians die, and he knows how one's view of the world changes when bullets start carving your profile in the sand.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Davis  |  06-11-2004  |  War

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