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Traumatic Limb Amputation
by Kimberly Allen, RN In the US there are approximately 2 million people living with amputations.  A significant number of them are veterans retuning from Iraq and Afghanistan that lost limbs in battle or due to an IED.  Traumatic loss of limb is always more difficult for the victim... Read more
PTSD’s Lasting Effects

So why would a decorated war veteran not only become a “survivalist” and build a bunker but then suddenly stop a school bus, kill the driver and take a young child hostage? The simple answer is PTSD…

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Agent Orange sickness

Agent Orange sickness

Medical September 6, 2012

During the Vietnam war the US government decided to use “tactical herbicides” to destroy the foliage of the thick forests that provided cover for the enemy. The special blend of herbicides was called Agent Orange…

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