Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Veteran Sues Morgantown Landlord Over Service Dog

A former Marine has sued two Morgantown rental companies he says refused to rent an apartment to him if he brought his service dog.

06/13/2015

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Pittsburghers Screen New Documentary Offering Uncensored Look At PTSD

Pittsburgh was the latest stop in a national, 10-city tour for the screening of a film called “That Which I Love Destroys Me.”

05/07/2015

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Mercer Co. Charity’s “Canines For Vets” Program Helping Dogs, Veterans In Need

The number of veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder is staggering.

04/30/2015

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State House Hearing In Pittsburgh Takes Testimony On Medical Marijuana

Legalizing medical marijuana — the issue stirs emotion, as members of the state House Health and Judiciary Committees discovered at a hearing in Pittsburgh.

04/29/2015

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New Engineering Lab Helping Wounded Vets Find New Life

They’re wounded Iraq War veterans still suffering from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries, but they consider themselves fortunate to have survived the improvised explosives and mortar attacks that nearly took their lives.

11/11/2014

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Furry Tails: A Hero’s Hero

The story of former U.S. Army Capt. Luis Carlos Montalvan and his service dog Tuesday is about much more than a man and his pet. You see, Tuesday is not a pet.

07/02/2014

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Psychiatrist: Anxious Feelings Normal For Kids After Traumatic Event In School

For children returning to school after a violent event there, being scared is to be expected.

04/10/2014

‘Project 22′ Filming In Pittsburgh

Another movie crew has set up shop in the Pittsburgh area, but this one’s a little different. They call themselves “Project 22,” and today, they arrived in Pittsburgh for a two-day filming blitz. They are […]

10/09/2013

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‘Project 22′ Aims To Shed Light On Suicides Among Veterans

Another movie crew has set up shop in the Pittsburgh area, but this one’s a little different.

10/09/2013

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Foundation Working To Help Disabled Veterans Adjust To Life Post-War

It’s difficult for veterans to acclimate to life post-war, it’s even more difficult for disabled veterans to adapt.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/02/2013

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Heart Attack Survivors At Risk For Developing PTSD

After a traumatic event, some people have trouble sleeping, feelings of anger and heightened alertness. If this persists, it could be post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Symptoms of PTSD can affect as many as 1 in 8 people who survive.

06/21/2012