{FD} Marine veteran who killed 12 in California bar served in brutal Afghanistan province, may have had PTSD

As hundreds mourn the death of 12 people savagely gunned down inside a California bar Wednesday night, law enforcement seeks a motive for the senseless massacre at the hands of a former Marine who months before had been cleared by a mental health professional.

{FD} VA wrongly denied benefits for victims of military sexual trauma: report

The Department of Veteran Affairs wrongly denied benefits for thousands of veterans who have claimed they suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder relating to a sexual assault that occurred during their military service, a new government watchdog report found.

{FD} PTSD raises heart and stroke risk in World Trade Center cleanup crews

More than 16 years after cleanup was completed at the site of the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City’s World Trade Center complex, many who worked at the disaster site still struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may also have an elevated risk of heart attack and stroke as a result, researchers say.