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2014-03-20 23:25:01

Grand Valley State University and the Michigan Combat PTSD Task Force to host two-day conference focusing on PTSD and moral injuries, and how communities can work to help support veterans. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Since 2001, more than 2.2 million men and women have served in the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a quarter of a million of those troops have been seen by VA doctors for treatment...

2011-04-21 11:11:00

Fought for treatment and acceptance of veterans with PTSD SALEM, Mass., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 19th annual Salem Award for Human Rights and Social Justice will be presented Saturday, May 7, 2011, to Dr. Jonathan Shay, M.D., Ph.D., for helping the military understand the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on veterans and for bringing to public attention the complex realities of war-induced psychological injury. Thanks to Dr. Shay and others, more than...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.