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How does Virtual-reality Therapy for PTSD work?: Scientific American

How does Virtual-reality Therapy for PTSD work?: Scientific American | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Robert N. McLay , author of At War with PTSD: Battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Virtual Reality, responds: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can appear after someone has survived a horrific experience, such as war or sexual ...
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Local Responses to Trauma and PTSD: a special issue of ...

“This article provides an introduction to the thematic issue of Transcultural Psychiatry on local responses to trauma. To illustrate how local responses to trauma may be therapeutic, we consider the multiple dimensions or ...
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Insect farming wins big for feeding urban poor : TreeHugger

Insect farming wins big for feeding urban poor : TreeHugger | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
million Hult Prize goes to McGill University team to create insects farms in urban slums.
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These foods could disappear if new food safety rules pass

These foods could disappear if new food safety rules pass | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Got local, organic spinach? Maybe not for long. (4 foods that could disappear if new food safety rules pass: http://t.co/r7Mitu4ZRL)
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Networking how-to: set boundaries | Networking Ahead for Business

Networking how-to: set boundaries | Networking Ahead for Business | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Establishing sensible boundaries is important when networking. Consider setting your own policies to protect your time, your talent, your money, tasks and personal safety. Saying NO to requests when networking is allowed ...
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Daily Kos: Wait, the NFL is a 'non-profit' organization?

Daily Kos: Wait, the NFL is a 'non-profit' organization? | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
If you want your blood to boil, read this piece on how the NFL fleeces taxpayers. It has shit like this:

Though Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal claims to be ... (Did You Know That the NFL is Considered a "Non-Profit" Organization and Pays NO Taxes?
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I have not yet read or researched this but it does look interesting.

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Non-profit rescues dogs to help vets with PTSD

A look at K9s for Warriors mission (Non-profit rescues dogs to help vets with PTSD http://t.co/jClafboFyE
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Risk of hiring veterans 'overblown,' experts say - USA TODAY

Risk of hiring veterans 'overblown,' experts say - USA TODAY | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Risk of hiring veterans 'overblown,' experts say
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The way Margaret Plattner sees it, veterans are a good investment for employers.
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PTSD sufferers find support at Resilience Cafe - Petaluma Argus Courier

PTSD sufferers find support at Resilience Cafe
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Defined as a condition of mental shock following a traumatic incident, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is most commonly associated with those who serve in the military.
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A Farewell to Arms: Program Helps Thousands of Veterans Turn ...

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Sinise, who won an Oscar for playing the disabled Vietnam vet Lt. Dan in the movie Forrest Gump, is in Chicago this week to help veterans like his nephew to find jobs. His Gary Sinise Foundation is part of the Get Skills to ...
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Fancy foliage of heucheras put plants in the spotlight - Knoxville News Sentinel

Fancy foliage of heucheras put plants in the spotlight - Knoxville News Sentinel | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Fancy foliage of heucheras put plants in the spotlight
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Professional horticulturists like the plant and use it often, and garden centers nationwide stock it regularly.
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Nanogrid, activated by sunlight, breaks down pollutants in water, leaving ... - Phys.Org

Nanogrid, activated by sunlight, breaks down pollutants in water, leaving ... - Phys.Org | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Nanogrid, activated by sunlight, breaks down pollutants in water, leaving ...
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Because they work well both in water and air, they also could be a chemical-free, possibly even water-free, method of cleaning clothes in the future.
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Oct 30 - Arizona Considers Adding PTSD to List of Medical ...

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Oct 30 - Arizona Considers Adding PTSD to List of Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions - Photo posted in BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines | Sign in and leave a comment below! style= max-width:675.
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BTNRC – Unraveling PTSD: 3 factors needed for condition to progress

BTNRC – Unraveling PTSD: 3 factors needed for condition to progress | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often show differences in certain brain areas compared with healthy people, but it has been difficult to determine whether these differences are a cause or a consequence of the condition.
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9 Shocking Food Facts - TIME (blog)

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9 Shocking Food Facts
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Think you know the rules about healthy foods and can pick the best-for-you fruit from the produce section? These facts might surprise you.
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How San Francisco Film Society Became a Non-Profit Game-Changer

How San Francisco Film Society Became a Non-Profit Game-Changer | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
As the indie world impatiently waits to learn what films will get into Sundance, one thing seems certain: A large percentage of the competition films will have received non-profit assistance on their road to Park City.  For evidence of the...
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Boston, courts coming to the aid of veterans - Boston Globe

Boston, courts coming to the aid of veterans - Boston Globe | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Boston, courts coming to the aid of veterans Boston Globe Plans are underway to create a special “veterans' court” in Boston that would provide services for veterans entering the court system who struggle with substance abuse or mental...
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Valley's Baby Boomers are 24-carat gold to non-profits - Arizona Republic

Valley's Baby Boomers are 24-carat gold to non-profits - Arizona Republic | Our Veterans and Our Planet | Scoop.it
Arizona Republic Valley's Baby Boomers are 24-carat gold to non-profits Arizona Republic He is a 24-carat example of this community gold mine, but there are thousands more who are engaged in purposeful encore work, many through the efforts of...
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