PTSD

Daryle Ray Walker pulls up into the driveway on his black Harley Davidson motorcycle. After living in Texas for years, he recently moved back to Ohio where he was born.

Anthony Anderson and Tom Voss from the documentary Almost Sunrise.
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In July, a northeast Ohio man killed himself inside the Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Warren, while he was there for an appointment. His wife says he was a 23-year veteran of the Air Force Reserves who suffered with post-traumatic stress disorder.

There are concerns for the 850,000 veterans in Ohio, some of whom may be struggling with PTSD as well. A new documentary hopes to bring attention to the issue, and help to those who need it.

Army aerobic circuit workout
Ingrid Barrentine / United States Army

For a long time it has been commonly believed that women should avoid exercise while pregnant, especially if they do not already have exercise habits. A new study disputes that belief, claiming exercising while pregnant actually provides many health benefits. Additionally, women are more likely to develop good health practices during pregnancy, which makes it a good time for many to start exercising. Join us today as we discuss the latest in health and wellness news with a panel of guests.

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Ohio's largest police union wants the Bureau of Workers Compensation to cover more claims for post-traumatic stress disorder in first responders. 

Illegal Drugs as Medical Remedies

Dec 28, 2016
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The F.D.A. recently gave permission for large-scale trials of the drug MDMA, or ecstasy. Research and previous trials has shown the drug being effective in treating PTSD. Today we will look into illegal substances and their possible futures as prescription medications. 

Illegal Drugs as Medical Remedies

Dec 13, 2016
DEA / Wikimedia Commons

The F.D.A. recently gave permission for large-scale trials of the drug MDMA, or ecstasy. Research and previous trials has shown the drug being effective in treating PTSD. Today we will look into illegal substances and their possible futures as prescription medications. 

Election Stress, Future of Obamacare, SCOTUS

Nov 9, 2016
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Now that the election is over, the stress may be relieved for some. Today we take a look at the common anxiety induced over this election season. We will also discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act now that we have a new president and what a Donald Trump presidency could mean for the Supreme Court.

Solon Police Department

SOLON, Ohio (AP) - Records show a man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a woman after a traffic accident near Cleveland served two tours in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps and received treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Homeless Veterans and PTSD

Nov 11, 2015
DVIDSHUB / Flickr

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 50,000 American veterans are homeless  and 1,200 of those homeless veterans live in Ohio. Every 65 minutes, one veteran commits suicide, and that number is on the rise. This hour, we'll discuss a new documentary about veterans who have returned from war and the difficult road they travel back to a normal life.

Homeless Veterans and PTSD

Nov 5, 2015
DVIDSHUB / Flickr

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 50,000 American veterans are homeless  and 1,200 of those homeless veterans live in Ohio. Every 65 minutes, one veteran commits suicide, and that number is on the rise. This hour, we'll discuss a new documentary about veterans who have returned from war and the difficult road they travel back to a normal life.

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