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Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (INACTIVE)

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  • Robert Rheault dies at 87; Green Beret commander accused of murder

    In 1969 Col. Robert Rheault landed a long-coveted assignment in Vietnam: commanding the Green Berets, the daring U.S. Special Forces group championed by President Kennedy and glorified by John Wayne. He had held the job for only three weeks, however,...
  • Joel Brinkley: Civil war in Syria is a humanitarian disaster

    It's sad enough that at least 115,000 Syrians have been killed since the nation's civil war began, but the World Health Organization reports that 575,000 others have been injured - a number the organization expects to climb by 30 percent within the next...
  • Letters: Mentally ill, in prison

    Letters: Mentally ill, in prison
    Re "New tactics on mentally ill inmates," Oct. 24 It is distressing to read a correctional psychiatrist's assertion that psychotic prisoners "would have no memory" of being repeatedly pepper-sprayed and "have a higher than average threshold for pain...
  • Year Up gives young adults leg up in job market

    Year Up gives young adults leg up in job market
    When Kayla Heath walks into the Year Up Chicago offices, she glances in the full-length mirror to make sure her tailored suit covers her tattoos, her powder pink blouse doesn't hang too low and her matching pink heels aren't too high. It's a self-...
  • Review: 'Not Yet Begun to Fight' chronicles struggle of wounded vets

    Review: 'Not Yet Begun to Fight' chronicles struggle of wounded vets
    The documentary "Not Yet Begun to Fight" follows war veterans on the mend from different physical and psychological traumas as they take up fly fishing. Retired Marine Col. Eric Hastings, a Vietnam vet, co-founded the Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation, a...
  • ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ final trailer: Katniss enters the arena

     
    The final trailer for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has debuted, showing Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen coming into her […]...
  • Florida's unemployment system is a taxpayer-funded mess

    Right now, much of America is fired up about Barack Obama's problem-plagued website for the new health-care act. As well they should be. It's an inexcusable mess. Republicans are fuming. Democrats are convening hearings. Everyone is demanding answers....
  • Veterans court: An overdue service for those who served

    Veterans court: An overdue service for those who served
    In about two weeks, America will pause to honor our veterans. And then the moment will pass. After a spurt of parades, political platitudes and paid days off, most people will go back to their daily grind. Unfortunately, for many of the men and...
  • Gun legislation failure dismays survivor of Texas mass shooting

    Gun legislation failure dismays survivor of Texas mass shooting
    Irma Garcia pulled back her sweater to show me where the bullet entered her shoulder and spun her around. It then torpedoed through her body and exited near the middle of her back. "I still have problems with it," she said, standing to show me how the...
  • Force-feeding — Guantanamo's shame

    Force-feeding — Guantanamo's shame
    At least 106 of the 166 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention center are reported to be on hunger strike, with 45 currently being force-fed. A recently published report by the Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment, to which we...
  • How the unassimilated are transformed into terrorists

    How the unassimilated are transformed into terrorists
    If you're the child of an immigrant, like me, or perhaps an immigrant yourself brought here as a child, you know what it's like to have one foot planted in the old world and the other planted in the new, in this amazing, sometimes frighteningly free...