| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Many federal programs aimed at preventing psychological problems in military service members and their families have not been evaluated correctly to determine whether they are working and are not supported by science, says a new report commissioned by the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:27 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, former eight-term Bay Area Rep. Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey Jr. has dreamed of a Korean War battle moment he cannot shake: Peering into a trench he sees the terrified faces of his teenage opponents, clutching wicker baskets...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:43 PM
SAN DIEGO — Kris Warren, a Marine veteran with combat duty in Iraq, remembers the disorientation and other problems that kept him from reentering civilian life.
Finally he mustered the courage to ask for help from the Department of Veterans...
| Feb 10, 2014
Egg Industry magazine predicted that 2015 will be "the year of the lawsuit" in the U.S. egg industry — and it was referring specifically to California. But the court battles have already begun. On Feb. 3, Missouri filed a federal lawsuit alleging...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
TAMPA, Fla. — As an Army sniper in Iraq and Afghanistan, Gabriel Brown craved danger. Combat satisfied what he called his "adrenaline addiction."
When he returned home to Florida, nothing in civilian life provided the sense of invincibility that...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a bill Tuesday to smooth the way for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to partner with private agencies to develop housing for homeless veterans on its West Los Angeles campus.
The legislation would...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jennifer Percy's debut book, "Demon Camp" (Scribner: 223 pp., $26), is a true story about one American soldier's struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder. By telling the story of Caleb Daniels and his demons, the writer shines a bright light on...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:19 PM
Even as she pleaded for a sentence that would let her live in sunshine again, a 17-year-old girl convicted of murdering her parents expressed little remorse other than admitting to mistakes.
Cynthia Alvarez said she had been a victim of abuse at the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Up to a fifth of U.S. service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have come home with a blast-related concussion or post-traumatic stress disorder — or both.
A study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry helps detail the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A combination of exposure therapy and gene stimulation may be the best way to alter fear-provoking memories that are the persistent core of post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders, a new study suggests.
Using fear-conditioned mice, researchers found...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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