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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Letters: PTSD and MDMA

    Re "Ecstasy ingredient is studied as PTSD aid," March 16 As a Navy nurse and a psychiatric nurse practitioner student, I have worked in multiple venues caring for service members who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. In my experience, a...
  • Feds accused of steering funding to anti-pot researchers

    WASHINGTON As the nation's only truly legal supplier of marijuana, the U.S. government keeps tight control of its stash, which is grown in a 12-acre fenced garden on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford. From there, part of the crop is...
  • The real 'Captain Phillips' discusses piracy, Hollywood, getting back to work

    His 2010 book, "A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS and Dangerous Days," was turned into the film "Captain Phillips," which earned six Oscar nominations and starred Tom Hanks. Richard Phillips, 58, says having his ship, the Maersk Alabama,...
  • 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...
  • Jose Baez discusses client he is proudest of

    Jose Baez discusses client he is proudest of
    For one of his final reports for WKMG-Channel 6, Tony Pipitone has talked to Jose Baez. The attorney discusses "the case and client he is proudest of," Pipitone said. That client is not Casey Anthony. It is former Green Beret Gabriel Brown, who...
  • Why NRA opposition shouldn't doom Obama's surgeon general nominee

    The National Rifle Assn. has a problem with Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Obama's nominee for surgeon general, but it has nothing to do with Murthy's medical expertise. It's that Murthy thinks gun control is smart public health policy....
  • Letters: Comfort dogs aid vets with PTSD

    Re "Fake service dogs a problem," March 3 As a veteran who served two combat tours, I wish I had been made aware of the recent state Senate hearing concerning service dogs. I would have gladly presented my long-haired chihuahua, who is in fact a service...
  • Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says

    Nearly 1 in 5 had mental illness before enlisting in Army, study says
    Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. soldiers had a common mental illness, such as depression, panic disorder or ADHD, before enlisting in the Army, according to a new study that raises questions about the military's assessment and screening of recruits. More than 8%...
  • Police Survey, Records Bill Cloud 'Sunshine Week'

    This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut. To wit: •A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
  • Rick Scott's new ad should make Dems very nervous

    Rick Scott's new ad should make Dems very nervous
    I don't know if you've caught Rick Scott's latest campaign ad, but it's good. Very good. In all of 30 seconds, Rick manages to tell viewers that he grew up impoverished, that he saw his dad's car get repossessed, that his family lacked education and...
  • Middletown Man Sentenced To Three Years In Drunken Boating Crash That Killed Best Friend

    VERNON — Michael Antol lost a lot two years ago when he revved the engine of his 90-horsepower bass boat while drunk, slamming into the shore of a lake in Union. He lost his best friend and business partner, and he eventually lost his health. On...
  • Marine run is fun and enlightening

    Marine run is fun and enlightening
    People couldn't help but flock to Marine Cpl. Tim Read as he wandered through the crowd at the Huntington Beach 3/1 Marines Fun Run on Saturday. Most folks shook his hand and thanked him for his service, while others snapped photos with or of him in the...