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Business Insider
A 32-old disabled vet thought ITT Tech was his ticket out of poverty — what happened shows everything wrong with the $35 billion for-profit education sectorBrandon Straub hugs one of his sons while home from serving time in the US Air
A 32-old disabled vet thought ITT Tech was his ticket out of poverty — what happened shows everything wrong with the $35 billion for-profit education sector
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Brandon Straub hugs one of his sons while home from serving time in the US Air Force.Brandon Straub It’s not easy to reach Brandon Straub these days. The 32-year-old doesn’t own a cell phone, let alone a landline, and recently, his days center... Read more
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Daily Journal
Homeless veterans receive services, essentialsCHERRY HILL - Army veteran Shawn Woods fell two stories while helping a friend
Homeless veterans receive services, essentials
Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
CHERRY HILL - Army veteran Shawn Woods fell two stories while helping a friend on a house project and still can't work. Jose Aponte, a wounded Army veteran from Camden who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, used his money to pay for his mother's and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Veterans embrace alternative therapies for PTSDATLANTA — Thomas Harris slid into the cool, salty water of a 6.3 million-gallon
Veterans embrace alternative therapies for PTSD
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
ATLANTA — Thomas Harris slid into the cool, salty water of a 6.3 million-gallon tank at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta and let himself float limp as kelp. Harris, a former Army medic, gazed through a diving mask at a manta ray the size of a hang... Read more
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FOX News
Inside The Drive To Collect Dna From 1m Veterans And Revolutionize MedicineThis is our brand new freezer,” Don Humphries said. “It holds 4 million vials.”
Inside The Drive To Collect Dna From 1m Veterans And Revolutionize Medicine
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
This is our brand new freezer,” Don Humphries said. “It holds 4 million vials.” You’d think a freezer big enough to hold 4 million vials of blood would be easy to spot. But to my great embarrassment, I couldn’t see it. Humphries and I were standing... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
VA Crisis Hotline Calls Going Unanswered, Lawmakers ReactDES MOINES, Iowa -- It’s a call for help but many Iowans say a call into the VA
VA Crisis Hotline Calls Going Unanswered, Lawmakers React
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 15 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa -- It’s a call for help but many Iowans say a call into the VA crisis hotline often goes unanswered. On Wednesday, veterans and non-veterans alike filled the VFW in Beaverdale. All were there to write a personal letter to Bob... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Across Northeastern Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed livesFifteen years ago, the world changed. Nearly everyone old enough to remember t
Across Northeastern Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed lives
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Fifteen years ago, the world changed. Nearly everyone old enough to remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, does remember — where they were, who they were with, what they were doing and, with a clarity unclouded by time, how it felt, how... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Across Northeast Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed livesFifteen years ago, the world changed. Nearly everyone old enough to remember t
Across Northeast Pennsylvania, 9/11 changed lives
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Fifteen years ago, the world changed. Nearly everyone old enough to remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, does remember — where they were, who they were with, what they were doing and, with a clarity unclouded by the passage of time, how... Read more
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DMNews
The Data-Driven Evolution of US Army Marketing TacticsSeptember 08, 2016 Share this content: In the face of evolving technologies a
The Data-Driven Evolution of US Army Marketing Tactics
DMNews / Posted 22 days ago
September 08, 2016 Share this content: In the face of evolving technologies and accessible information about soldier suicide and PTSD, the US Army is developing a new marketing mission. The... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study finds link between PTSD and metabolic syndrome, cortical thicknessReports new study in Biological Psychiatry Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of ca
New study finds link between PTSD and metabolic syndrome, cortical thickness
News-Medical-Net / Posted 30 days ago
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Metabolic syndrome, a cluster of cardiometabolic conditions, may be a biological mechanism linking posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to structural brain abnormalities, according to a new study in... Read more
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The Atlantic
Someone to Talk to Upon Returning From WarThe physical and psychiatric effects of war can linger long after veterans retu
Someone to Talk to Upon Returning From War
The Atlantic / Posted a month ago
The physical and psychiatric effects of war can linger long after veterans return to American soil. Last weekend, a 76-year-old veteran committed suicide in the parking lot of a veteran’s affairs medical center, where he had been a patient. According... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness MonthEDITOR'S NOTE: The Veterans Count column was written this month by Stephanie Hi
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Veterans Count column was written this month by Stephanie Higgs, Easter Seals New Hampshire Military & Veterans Services. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affair's Office of Suicide Prevention has released its 2016 Suicide Data... Read more

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