Posts tagged "PTSD"

Sept. 3 news: CVS and cigarettes, Men and breast cancer, Hurricane Katrina and PTSD

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

April 8 news: PTSD treatment, anti-vaccine dangers, NPHW disaster preparedness

It's National Public Health Week! Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
PTSD as a pathway to chronic health conditions

PTSD as a pathway to chronic health conditions

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental health problem that can occur after a stressful event like war, assault or disaster, and lead to other health problems. Learn about this growing concern and its impact on our military veterans in a Memorial Day Q&A with epidemiologist and author Steven Coughlin.

First lady, Jill Biden announce nursing initiative to improve health care for veterans

In celebration of the first anniversary of their Joining Forces campaign, first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden appeared at the University of Pennsylvania Wednesday to announce a major veteran’s health care initiative in partnership with nursing leaders around the country.

U.S. veterans struggle with pain, stigma of post-traumatic stress: New research aimed at mental health

Iraq in 2003 was a nightmare C.J. Grisham could not wake up from. It was sustained, almost daily combat for months, and Grisham, a first sergeant in the Army, said he could feel the strain. Learn how mental health research is helping veterans like Grisham in the April 2012 issue of The Nation's Health.

Headlines: Challenges to health care law, listeria outbreak and PTSD among returning soldiers

The Supreme Court asked to rule on health care law. New findings regarding health insurance costs. Food safety concerns: Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes. All this and more in today's headlines, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011.