Veterans

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Four decades after the Vietnam War, roughly 283,000 veterans are still plagued by post-traumatic stress disorder, with few showing any progress towards recovery, according to a study released last week by the American Psychological Association. The average veteran included in the study was 67 years old. PTSD is characterized by vivid flashbacks,...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Four people are dead and sixteen people were left wounded, some critically,...

Further

Even as a new report calls for ending a war on drugs with "enormous negative outcomes and collateral damage,” Congress has rejected an amendment to a veterans' funding bill to allow VA doctors in medical marijuana states to discuss pot - not prescribe it or provide it but suggest it - to treat PTSD and other ills they got serving the country that is now denying them what "a mountain of evidence" says is their best treatment. The close 222–195 vote suggests the tide is turning, but not quickly...