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Dancing With The Enemy

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“Shall we dance” ~ nervously spoken from a shy Palestinian boy to an equally nervous young Israeli girl, is breaking down fear based separation walls that have existed in the Middle East for decades.

September 17th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

Gulf War Illness – GWI

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Gulf War Illness came from the US bombing of Iraq in 1991. It was quite simple actually. We sent bombers over Iraq to destroy strategic, operational and tactical targets in Iraq.

August 5th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI),Health | Read More »

VA Now Needs Agility On Health Care’s Front Lines

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Before they jetted out for their urgent, desperately needed summer vacation, our tireless, selfless, oh-so-humble representatives in Congress managed to pass a bill that will inject some $17 billion and a measure of flexibility into the Veterans Administration.

August 4th, 2014 | Posted in Benefits,Health,Vet News | Read More »

Combat Vets Last Hope is often Man’s Best Friend

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- When combat veterans with PTSD lovingly relate to their special needs pets ~ they are in essence setting the stage to fully love and forgive themselves

July 30th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Veterans’ Response to Senator’s PTSD Remarks Mixed

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The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

July 27th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

HIV Virus Eliminated from Cultured Human Cells

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Temple University researchers eliminate HIV virus from human cells.

July 21st, 2014 | Posted in Health,Vet News | Read More »

New Opportunity for Gulf War Illness Veterans

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The Institute for Health and Environment, University at Albany has received funding from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs of the Department of Defense for a Gulf War Illness research project involving veterans of the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War who live in Washington D.C./Baltimore area.

July 17th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf War Illness (GWI),Vet News | Read More »

VA Falls Short On Commitment To Women’s Medical Issues

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Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of another commitment….

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

The VATVA Formula: Florida Sues the Veterans Administration

Veterans Against The V.A. and Corruption

VATVA (Veterans Against The V.A. and Corruption) officials met with State Congressman David Jolly.

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Agent Orange,Coping,Corruption,Editor,Gulf War Illness (GWI),Health,Medical Disability Benefits,Military,Of Interest,Politics,PTSD,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Top Heavy Salaries and Dead Weight Administrators

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As a taxpayer I always want to know where my tax dollars are going and what they are paying for.

June 14th, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Medical Disability Benefits,Vet News,Veterans Affairs | Read More »

Veterans Affairs will allow more to obtain health care at private facilities

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The Obama administration said Saturday it will allow more veterans to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics in an effort to improve their treatment.

May 26th, 2014 | Posted in Health,Vet News | Read More »

For Veterans with PTS, Battle Is Just Beginning

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Veterans can spend an entire lifetime dealing with the trauma of war.

May 14th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD | Read More »

Human Slaves of Covert Technology

We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service ours.

- DARPA, NSA, CIA and a host of other agencies and private corporations are dedicated to research and development of human-control technologies. These entities madly race ahead, developing ever more demonic technologies. The questions have to be asked – how many times can a person be killed – and what are they trying to prove?

May 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Civil Liberties and Freedom,Editor,Environment,Health | Read More »

Veterans Suffering from PTSD Denied Access to Marijuana in Colorado

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A bill was rejected by the Colorado House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs committee Monday that would have added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the list of ‘debilitating medical conditions’ that qualify for a medical marijuana recommendation.

April 30th, 2014 | Posted in Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Veterans Push To Test Marijuana As a Life-Saving Treatment for Crippling PTSD

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Sean Azzariti, a former corporal in the Marines, says medical marijuana saved his life.

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Body-Mind Restoration: ‘Too Good To Be True’ for Addiction and Disease?

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When Paul decided again it was time to do something about his drug addiction, and PTSD he knew the usual routes wouldn’t work.

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Coping,Health,PTSD,Vet News | Read More »

Pandemic – Update

W.H.O. WARNING EBOLA PANDEMIC. STAY AWAY!

It starts as a rare case of some unknown illness, usually in an obscure area of the world so as not to be immediately recognized by the local medicine man.

April 21st, 2014 | Posted in Editor,Health,Of Interest,World | Read More »

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

Many wounds are unseen - for a while

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 »

 

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