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Women far outnumber men with PTSD

Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often thought of as combat-related, there are actually far more women than men who suffer from the disorder, which can lead to flashbacks, anxiety, obsessive thoughts, and emotional numbing, as well as…

Service dogs may have soothing effect on vets with PTSD

Dogs have long been touted as great companions. Now there’s growing evidence that they may be therapeutic for military members and veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A July 16, 2018 article in Consumers Advocate profiled…

‘Be an epidemiologist’

Olivia R. Orta, SD ’18, looks at the role that exposure to social toxins, such as violence, plays in health May 22, 2018 – “In utero, probably,” mused Olivia R. Orta, in response to a question about when…

Income inequality, ill health and the tax bill

Professional medical societies representing more than 560,000 doctors have voiced opposition to the Republican tax bill primarily out of concern for its potential negative impact on the health insurance market, according to a November 30, 2017 article in…

Stress, psychological trauma linked to lupus

Psychological stress associated with exposure to trauma appears to boost the odds of women developing lupus, according to a study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers. Lupus is an autoimmune…