A research team at Johns Hopkins University says they have found a unique honeycomb pattern of broken and swollen nerve fibers in brains of Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans who survived improvised explosive device (IED) blasts, but later died of other causes.
The Healing the Wounded Heart program with its emphasis on healing soul damage through gratefulness and heart centered action is a beacon of light in the seemingly impenetrable darkness of PTSD as well as an obvious antidote for our rising Veteran suicide rate.
A new study published Tuesday suggests commonly used first-line treatments for PTSD in veterans may not work as well as medical experts once thought.
Jim W. Dean, It is an irony that there is more loyalty to America in the Jewish community than in the Republican Congress, which is solidly with Netanyahu for pushing a military confrontation with Iran.
Israel and Jewish pro Palestinian organizations have been acting in concert to subvert the solidarity movement.
It has taken more than 40 years, but Connecticut veteran Conley Monk has won his battle to have his military discharge status upgraded and can now receive federal benefits.
Around the nation, thousands of veterans and active-duty military personnel are waging their own personal battles against post-traumatic stress disorder.
From a secret patient waiting list to a piles of prescription pills, 9Wants to Know exposes the Veterans Affairs Department’s casualties of care.
It was as if there was an invisible wall between him and life. There didn’t seem to be much of a reason for life, survival or the future. He tried to hide from his real feelings, by using drugs and alcohol and lots of it.
Reversing a long held position, the Department of Veterans Affairs now says Air Force reservists who became ill after being exposed to Agent Orange residue while working on planes after the Vietnam War should be eligible for disability benefits.
Three decades after it was eradicated, diphtheria is back in Spain—landing one 6-year-old in the hospital and eight more in isolation. How the anti-vaxx movement spread to Barcelona.
50 hospitals in the U.S. are charging uninsured patients more than 10 times the actual cost of care
New government research shows that female military veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other women, a startling finding that experts say poses disturbing questions about the backgrounds and experiences of women who serve in the armed forces.
From our very first session, they begin the process of thanking the people who have been there in their lives and as they do ~ like flowers, their buried or numbed out hearts begin to open allowing them to see through different eyes.
Hoaxes and Internet Thuggery Kill off the Weak minded
U.S. veterans who were nearby to bomb blasts in Iraq and Afghanistan appear to experience faster brain aging, according to a new study.
“Dr. Francis Delmonico is Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and practices transplant surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.
PCBs and the Monsanto chemical plant
Still on the shelves
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today asked the Department of Veterans Affairs to invoke emergency powers to make expensive hepatitis C drugs available at affordable prices to treat tens of thousands of veterans now being denied the most effective care.
Gordon Duff: “Slowly, every police department in the United States, at the behest of the Department of Homeland Security [DHS], is being trained by Israeli groups.”
by Jim Fetzer “It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence”–William Clifford The latest development in the abortion debate has North Dakota challenging the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe vs. Wade by declaring that “life begins ‘at fertilization’”, which has the intent of convey the impression that the […]
by Mary Sparrowdancer (with Jim Fetzer) At this time in American history, the federal government is mass medicating approximately 70% of the US population by placing a toxic HAZMAT chemical referred to as “fluoride” in their drinking water. This experiment is in violation of the Nuremburg Code, it is without individual consent and it […]
28 Proofs: West Coast absolutely fried with Fukushima Radiation, Part I by Leuren Moret, Christina Consolo and Jim Fetzer “When they went to check again, the readings were completely offline, which they updates in the comments on that FB posting, stating ‘What a shocker!!! Just went to look at the numbers on San Diego […]
(San Francisco) May 1, 2015 – Good Day, this is “Your Radiation This Week.” These are the recorded Radiation Highs that affected people this week around the United States and in your neighborhood. Let’s get right to it. RADIATION CPM* CITY STATE *Listed in Counts per Minute, a Count is One Radioactive Decay Registered by […]
In a study that looked at a handful of quality measures for chronic disease care, veterans who used both Veterans Affairs care and a Medicare Advantage plan during 2008 or 2009 did no better or worse than those who relied strictly on VA.
Jim W. Dean…”We are now watching what the old Soviets described as greedy Western capitalism, while Putin and Lavrov are standing firm to protect Russia from being colonized from within.”
In recent years, attention has been brought to the quality of life veterans experience after serving our country.
Victorville Army Airfield / George Air Force Base (AFB) used organochlorine pesticides, before they were banned, to protect its buildings against termites and other pests.