| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
A Florida man who stabbed a visiting Chicago Bears fan to death in a restaurant was sentenced to life in prison Friday, authorities said.
Police say that in October 2012, Matthew R. Hinson, 29, grew enraged when he saw William Pettry, a 42-year-old...
| Jan 15, 2014
Vietnam veteran Gary Jordan is missing one of his most important troops: she's a 3-year-old Chihuahua mix named Belle who's trained to help him deal with his severe post-traumatic stress disorder.
The 69-year-old is coping while Belle — a...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Up to a fifth of U.S. service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have come home with a blast-related concussion or post-traumatic stress disorder — or both.
A study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry helps detail the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A combination of exposure therapy and gene stimulation may be the best way to alter fear-provoking memories that are the persistent core of post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders, a new study suggests.
Using fear-conditioned mice, researchers found...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:18 AM
Natasha Leggero somehow went from being the target of death threats to the envy of the comedy community in a span of a few days.
The Rockford-born comedian came under fire when she referenced SpaghettiOs' controversial Pearl Harbor tweet during NBC's...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:26 PM
An Iraq war veteran who blamed post-traumatic stress disorder for choking and stabbing his 22-year-old girlfriend to death was sentenced Thursday to 26 years to life in prison.
Allowed by his attorney to apologize for the first time since the January...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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Bones Brennan (Emily Deschanel)...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jennifer Percy's debut book, "Demon Camp" (Scribner: 223 pp., $26), is a true story about one American soldier's struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. By telling the story of Caleb Daniels and his demons, the writer shines a bright light on...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Glenda Flowers stood at the edge of a crowd of angry veterans at San Francisco's War Memorial building. They had been waiting months, even years, to hear whether they would receive disability benefits, and they were tired of excuses....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:54 PM
A man who forced his way into a Reseda apartment Friday night and shot its two occupants -- one fatally -- is a 32-year-old Iraq war veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, Los Angeles police said.
For reasons still unclear to...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:43 PM
"So the last shall be first, and the first last." This quote from the King James Bible is my response to Scientific American's Top 10 stories of 2013. Their tenth-ranked story about the BRAIN initiative is my top story for the year.
I refer to Brain...