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Independent 2013 Survey Shows Veterans Highly Satisfied with VA Care

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The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), an independent customer service survey, ranks the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) customer satisfaction among Veteran patients among the best in the nation and equal to or better than ratings for private sector hospitals.

April 16th, 2014 | Posted in Health,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?

Why are so many doing this? What is wrong?

The Fort Hood shooting reignited the national debate over the surge of suicides among those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

April 14th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Fort Hood Shooting – More Fallout From Psychiatric Drugs

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Here’s an example of some of the disturbing side effects of AMBIEN ~ the number #1 prescription sleep aid ~ according to the FDA, the Ambien user may experience: Hallucinations, Aggressiveness, Depression, Suicidal thoughts, Memory loss and extreme anxiery and we have many examples of this behavior including Lopez.

April 11th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health,Military | Read More »

Long After The End Of The Vietnam War, New Questions Raised About HO Exposure

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When Army veteran Steve House tells people he was exposed to Agent Orange, the toxic defoliant the Department of Defense (DOD) sprayed on trees, vegetation and rice fields during the Vietnam War, the first thing he’s typically asked is where he was stationed in that country.

April 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Agent Orange,Health,Vet News | Read More »

Why Are We Sending Vets to Costa Rica (and Canada and Mexico)?

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End the US Ban on Igobaine    By Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall   The psychedelic drug ibogaine is used to treat drug addiction and alcoholism in more than 190 countries, including Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Russia, China and Ukraine. Sixty years of research has demonstrated ibogaine’s effectiveness in opiate, cocaine, amphetamine, nicotine and […]

April 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veterans With PTSD Can Now Use Medical Marijuana

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Last week the Michigan medical marijuana review board added post traumatic stress syndrome to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.

March 25th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

Veterans Divided on Asbestos Bill Passed in Senate and Assembly

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On March 17, veterans and representatives from veterans groups gathered to urge Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to stop a controversial asbestos-related bill from becoming law.

March 24th, 2014 | Posted in Medical Disability Benefits | Read More »

Types of PTSD Providers and their Training

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Finding someone trained to treat PTSD can be challenging. If you or a loved one is struggling after going through some type of trauma, this makes the process even more difficult.

March 18th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Help For Our Veterans

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Mankind’s earliest literature tells us a significant proportion of military casualties are psychological, and witnessing death can leave chronic psychological symptoms.

March 7th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Apocalypse Now – Fukushima

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However, it is obvious to all that the impacts of these Fukushima emissions on human and ecological health are unknown primarily because the nuclear industry has resolutely refused to study them.

March 6th, 2014 | Posted in Causes,Coping,Editor,Environment,Health,Living,Of Interest | Read More »

The Really Forgotten of The Vietnam War

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The government threw USO and government contractors under the bus when it chose not to aid them in their battle with cancer related Agent Orange exposure,

March 4th, 2014 | Posted in Agent Orange,Health,Korean Conflict,Medical Disability Benefits,Vietnam War | Read More »

Study: Soil Dust Suspected in Illnesses Among Iraq Vets

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A soldier ducks the prop wash of a helicopter taking off near Kirkuk, Iraq, in 2010. Research is showing that toxins in Iraq's soil dust may be causing serious lung issues in some veterans.
A soldier ducks the prop wash of a helicopter taking off near Kirkuk, Iraq, in 2010. Research is showing that toxins in Iraq's soil dust may be causing serious lung issues in some veterans. (Agence France-Presse)

When Army Sgt. Jayson Williams deployed to Iraq in 2003, he was a healthy 33-year-old who enjoyed the outdoors, running and playing with his son.

February 24th, 2014 | Posted in Health,Vet News | Read More »

Philip Seymour Hoffman, heroin epidemics and an “Open Letter” to the CDC

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by Alen J. Salerian, M.D. (with Jim Fetzer)   The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, like those of John Belushi and of River Phoenix before him, have unleashed a torrent of allegations of a national surge in the use of heroin, where The LA Times trumpeted, “Philip Seymour Hoffman dies amid major comeback of heroin […]

February 6th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health | Read More »

Only Love Truly Heals

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You don’t need to see a therapist to understand this phenomenon, you don’t need to attend a workshop to see this magic in action ~ all you need to do is see and understand your life as a quest, versus a struggle, to realize that not only are we all loved but that we are all part of a loving plan in action and gratefulness is the key to this magic kingdom ~ God only reveals itself to a grateful heart.

February 4th, 2014 | Posted in Coping,Editor,Health,Living,Of Interest,PTSD | Read More »

NFL’s Super Shame – CTE

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I have a personal interest in this story because my beloved twin brother Bobby died on August 17th of 2013 of advanced Parkinson’s disease with possible CTE complications from playing High School as well as College Football and Hockey.

January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health,Living,Of Interest | Read More »

Frack Attack on Lethbridge Alberta Canada

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Governments in the so-called developed world have become almost completely subordinate to the agendas of parasitical corporations that regularly undermine public health with the deregulated spewing of huge arrays of toxins into our air, our water, our food, and our very persons. Health Canada and the Food and Drug Administration in the United States have […]

January 19th, 2014 | Posted in Economy,Editor,Health,Of Interest | Read More »

Clinician’s Trauma Update-Online

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The February 2014 issue of Addictive Behaviors examines various questions related to substance use and comorbid problems in military personnel.

January 17th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Social Security Announces New Compassionate Allowances Conditions

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Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced 25 new Compassionate Allowances conditions, including a dozen cancers, bringing the total number of conditions to 225.

January 17th, 2014 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Celebrating My Sunset Years

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As I approach 80, I can now fully experience the beautiful sunset that was always there in the distance. I can truly see its vibrant colors and surrender to the natural flow of my life ~ from birth, through my groping and growth years and finally arrive at and accept the sunset as I slowly drift towards the darkness.

January 16th, 2014 | Posted in Coping,Editor,Health,Living,Of Interest | Read More »

Big Dog and Pony Show in Jacksonville

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I have been out digging. I love to poke and I’m just a rank amateur at it. You find all manner of info without having to dig.

January 14th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf War,Gulf War Illness (GWI),PTSD,Support the Troops,Vet News,Veterans Affairs,Vietnam War | Read More »

Education in America, Drug Companies, and the Cosmic War Against Families

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“A recent Reuters Business Insight report designed for drug company executives argued that the ability to ‘create new disease markets’ is bringing untold billions in soaring drug sales”

January 12th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health,Living | Read More »

PTSD Identity: Why we do not seek help

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I am going to discuss again a few processes I have gone into in other articles but highlighting it from a different angle – so bear with with me.

January 8th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

U.S. Senators Push For Investigation In Agent Orange Use At CFB Gagetown

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The Portland Press Herald has reported that Maine Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have proposed legislation that would direct the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to investigate whether the health problems faced by some veterans in America are linked to the use of Agent Orange at CFB Gagetown.

January 8th, 2014 | Posted in Agent Orange,Health | Read More »

Are They Trying to Kill US All?

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Nothing exemplifies more clearly the corporate takeover of democratic government than the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approach to Food Inc’s routine use of antibiotics in animal feed.

December 30th, 2013 | Posted in Coping,Editor,Health | Read More »

Project Sanctuary – A Colorado Charity

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Here’s a real heart warmer charity in Colorado. I read over their 2012 IRS 990 Sanctuary 990 2012 and it’s heartwarming to see real numbers that reflect the commitment we expect to see from a true charity.

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in Benefits,Gulf War,Gulf War Illness (GWI),Iraq War,Medical Disability Benefits,PTSD,Support the Troops,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

House Passes Bill That Cuts 14% From Bonuses of Staff of the VA

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VA Paid $400 Million Annually in Bonuses Despite Backlog of Veterans’ Disability Claims

December 26th, 2013 | Posted in Agent Orange,Health | Read More »

Additional Silver Linging background to Obamacare

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If you know about the Veterans Hospital System, you’ll get some inkling to what’s in store for you under Obamacare. The Veterans program covers 25 million Veterans, BUT Obamacare will effect some 330 million Americans!

December 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Health,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Is there a silver lining to Obamacare? Part 2

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If you are looking for the silver lining to Obamacare start here!

December 18th, 2013 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Proles Unite – Protective Stupidity is Orwell’s Crimestop

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Now we all have to watch President Obama go on the offensive selling his OBAMACARE sellout to the Health Care Insurance Industry…

December 10th, 2013 | Posted in Coping,Editor,Health,Humor,Living,Of Interest | Read More »

Wounded Warriors Project A Legal Scam

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As we are coming to find out, wounded Vets are big money. Considering I’m 146% disabled, I’m trying to figure out how to tap into this.

December 8th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI),Medical Disability Benefits,PTSD,Veteran Service Organizations,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

 

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