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A fatigued health care worker takes a moment outside the Brooklyn Hospital Center in April. Many hospital workers these days have to cope with horrific tragedies playing out multiple times on a single, 12-hour shift.

Trauma On The Pandemic's Front Line Leaves Health Workers Reeling

Apr 23, 2020
Hospital workers face stresses right now that can compare to fighting a war, and recent research suggests medical staff could be among the hardest hit by the mental health effects of the pandemic.
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The Forgotten Needs Of Refugees From Hurricane Irma

Jan 13, 2018
Finding a place to live is just the start. A doctor shares his experiences with two hurricane refugees.
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Suit Accuses Wynn Of Discriminating Against Worker With PTSD

Sep 19, 2016

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Las Vegas is accused of discriminating against a U.S. Army veteran who was working for them as a security guard and had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Tatjana stands March 6 in a Soviet-era bomb shelter near Donetsk's airport in eastern Ukraine. More than 200 people used the shelter at the height of the fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatist fighters. Many of those who fled the ar

Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine's Displaced Citizens

Apr 02, 2015
People fleeing the fighting in the separatist cities of Donetsk and Luhansk are big burden for Ukraine's financially strained government, but Kharkiv residents are stepping up to help.
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He's 14. He Was A Child Soldier. He's Suicidal. How Can He Be Saved?

Mar 11, 2015
Rates of post-traumatic stress disorder are high among teens in northern Uganda, a new study shows. Counselors, teachers and parents can help. So can walking on eggs — literally.