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Brain Bank Opens To Help Study PTSD In War Veterans

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects half a million veterans in the United States. In Oklahoma, 11,590 veterans were treated for PTSD last year in outpatient clinics with the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System and 817 veterans were hospitalized for the illness.

Webinar – Providing Reasonable Accommodations to Employees with Disabilities

The NCHV NVTAC is hosting the webinar Providing Reasonable Accomodations to Employees with Disabilities on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Brains of Veterans Near Bomb Blasts Appear To Age Faster

U.S. veterans who were nearby to bomb blasts in Iraq and Afghanistan appear to experience faster brain aging, according to a new study.

Veteran walks across America for wounded comrades

Carrying a large American flag, Army veteran Eric Peters stopped in the High Desert last week during his walk across America to bring awareness about veterans who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries.

America at War: The Amputation-TBI-Burn-Factory

The VA has the increased challenge of meeting the needs of the veterans returning from OIF and OEF.

New Bill to Allow Veterans Free Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

A bill allowing Oklahoma veterans to be provided with free hyperbaric oxygen treatment for traumatic brain injury has been approved by the state Senate.

VA to Expand Benefits for Traumatic Brain Injury

Some Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are diagnosed with any of five other ailments will have an easier path to receive additional disability pay under new regulations developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

VA Mental Health Care – Ensuring Timely Access to High-Quality Care

It is now 10 years since the United States went to war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan before that. The cost of these wars has been very high.