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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine

    Medical marijuana laws make a farce of medicine
    Despite the fact that marijuana remains a controlled substance that is illegal in the United States under federal law, 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized "medical marijuana." Del. Cheryl Glenn's HB15, the "Maryland Medical Marijuana...
  • At Fort Meade, tryouts for Warrior Games show 'ability over disability'

    At Fort Meade, tryouts for Warrior Games show 'ability over disability'
    When it happened, he didn't feel a thing. Within 30 seconds, "all the pain in the world" coursed through his body. And U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Curtis Winston recalls thinking, among many other things, that he'd never play sports again. Wilson, a former high...
  • Former Mid sues Naval Academy over rapes

    A former midshipman who says she was raped twice while at the Naval Academy has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to force officials to improve their response to sexual assaults at the service academies. In a complaint filed Friday, the woman, now 22, says...
  • Helping soothe children's fears

    Schools are closed or on lockdown, people crouch while pumping gas, parents refuse to leave the house to buy bread for their kids' lunches and now the media are repeatedly reporting that the sniper's letter contains direct threats against youths. It's...
  • New Study Shows Cambodian Refugees Have Poor Health Despite Access To Care

    WEST HARTFORD — A new study done by a local organization shows that the region's Cambodian American refugee population has poor health despite having access to health care. West Hartford's Khmer Health Advocates, the only Cambodian-American...
  • Better gun laws needed to protect the mentally ill -- and the rest of us

    The federal government believed Colby Sue Weathers was a paranoid schizophrenic. It had information that she was delusional and suicidal, unable to work and therefore eligible for Medicaid and disability benefits. One summer day in 2012, Weathers...
  • Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you

     Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you
    The latest attack on academic freedom comes not from government authorities or corporate pressure but from students. At UC Santa Barbara, the student Senate recently passed a resolution that calls for mandatory "trigger warnings" — cautions from...
  • Cleared To Use Medical Marijuana, But Where To Get It?

    Cleared To Use Medical Marijuana, But Where To Get It?
    Shortly after Connecticut's medical marijuana law took effect in November 2012, Robert Specht received his doctor's recommendation to use the drug. About a week after that, the state certified him to legally smoke marijuana. That didn't solve the...
  • More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged

    More support for caregivers to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans urged
    The nation needs to better acknowledge and support the efforts of the "hidden heroes" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars: the estimated 1.1 million civilian, volunteer caregivers tending to the needs of wounded and disabled veterans, according to...
  • Balancing gun rights and mental illness still needs work

    The federal government believed Colby Sue Weathers was a paranoid schizophrenic. It had information she was delusional and suicidal, unable to work and therefore eligible for Medicaid and disability benefits. One summer day in 2012, Weathers cashed her...
  • Bike ride honoring U.S. soldiers killed in action

    Tom von Kaenel recently rode to Davie Town Hall on his bicycle for a memorial ceremony to honor Florida's fallen soldiers and recognize the work of the LCPL Janos V Lutz Live To Tell Foundation. The U.S. Army retired lieutenant colonel's bike took him...
  • Childhood trauma haunts Holocaust survivor

    Childhood trauma has continued to haunt a Holocaust survivor throughout life. The local community recently learned this when Miami Jewish Health Systems and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach presented a screening of the Public Broadcasting Service...