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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The Duck Boat Accident

One Year Later, ‘Ride The Ducks’ Crash Survivors Suffer PTSD

You won’t see any Ride The Ducks tours in Old City today. It was one year ago when two Hungarian tourists drowned after a barge collided with a Ride the Ducks boat along the Delaware River

07/07/2011

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Marlton Non-Profit Supports Returning Vets With Man’s Best Friend

Semper Fido is training dogs to serve vets with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

06/14/2011

(US Army soldiers await departure for their deployment to Afghanistan .  Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Part 2: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

The drawdown of troops from Afghanistan is supposed to mark the beginning of the end of America’s ten-year war in the Gulf, but returning veterans will be fighting battles for years to come.

06/03/2011

(Job training at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Part 3: Combatting Joblessness Among Returning Vets

Unemployment rates in the US are high for non-veterans, but they’re even higher for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

06/03/2011

(US Army soldiers salute during a ceremony after arriving home from Iraq.   Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Part 4: Combatting Homelessness Among Vets

For thousands of soldiers, a new battle will begin: to adjust here at home. Not all will succeed, and the most vulnerable may end up on the street.

06/03/2011

app for post traumatic

Health Watch: An App For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A growing number of doctors are turning to pocket-sized technology to help vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with physical and psychological wounds.

04/29/2011

Dogs Helping To Heal Veterans With PTSD

Now a new type of canine therapy and aid has emerged where dogs are helping to heal war veterans suffering from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

12/16/2010

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Study Shows Cigarette Smoking Is Tied To Many Issues

We know that cigarette smoking is related to stress. But a new study out of the University of Seattle and the VA Hospital took a look at post traumatic stress disorder in veterans and how it relates to cigarette smoking.

12/08/2010

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