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— Sleep was dangerous for me. I couldn't handle the nightmares. I thought I was psychotic. I diagnosed myself with anything other than PTSD. I came up with a plan to end the pain, end the nightmares and keep the people I loved from being hurt. I...
Last November an independent audit of the Military Retirement Fund uncovered a "significant deficiency" in the way the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) has been calculating retired pay for about 15 percent of 370,000 retirees who are under...
The Department of Veterans Affairs has promised to erase the backlog of compensation and pension claims of thousands of veterans in South Florida and nationwide in two years by shifting resources and going digital. But it is also attempting a lesser-...
Washington County Department of Social Services On April 19, the Washington County Department of Social Services held its 24th Employee Recognition Day at its headquarters at 122 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. National Employee Appreciation Day was...
Stateline.orgAfter years of budget triage, governors and legislators charted bold paths on taxes. AL Approved tax credits about $3,500 to help pay tuition at a private school for families with kids in "failing" schools. AK Lowered its oil production tax to...
Look good, feel better This free program teaches beauty techniques to women with cancer to help them combat appearance-related side effects of treatment. Participants receive cosmetics donated by major manufacturers as well as instruction and suggestions...
Patrick Staunton traveled from impoverished western Ireland in the early 1950s and rose to a leadership role in the treatment of the mentally ill in Illinois, always mindful of his boyhood as the son of a country doctor who treated patients, delivered...
The new emphasis on patient-centered care, prompted by the Affordable Care Act, is having a spill-over effect. More and more people are documenting what type of medical care they want and don't want through advance directives. "I call them life-planning...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)MINNEAPOLIS Hugh Becker was a modest, frugal man whose passion for fishing and the outdoors ran so deep he left his entire $3 million estate primarily to benefit fish and anglers. His life was remarkable from baseball fields at the University of...
The Hartford CourantThe therapeutic riding center Manes and Motions is raising money to build an indoor riding arena that would allow the company to offer its programs year-round. Since opening the riding program in 1999, Manes and Motions has helped dozens of autistic...
Daily American Staff WriterU.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, spent Monday morning on a job evaluation of sorts at the Somerset Senior Community Center. "When I was elected I was employed by the people of my district, so I am here to meet some of my employers," he said....
The American Red Cross runs daily blood collection drives in order to maintain its inventory. It has a particularly difficult time in the summer and platelet donations are needed too. Platelets are the clotting factor in your blood and only have a...
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