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Intensive Cognitive Therapy in 7 Consecutive Days Helps PTSD Sufferers

Health Journeys UK Researchers from the University of Oxford, the Oxford Cognitive Health Clinical Research Facility, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Mental Health Biomedical Research Centre at South London and Maudsley, the NHS Foundation Trust and King’s CollegeLondon investigated whether cognitive therapy for PTSD can be delivered effectively in a shortened, 7-day intensive version of a method that is normally administered weekly or […]

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9/11 responders, advocates seek workers’ comp benefits

A rescue worker searches through a pile of debris from the World Trade Center collapse Saturday, September 22, 2001, in New York. (Credit: AP / Beth A. Keiser)

By Ridgely Ochs New York Newsday Advocates for 9/11 responders are calling on the state and its Workers’ Compensation Board to vigorously track down World Trade Center volunteers who might have been wrongly denied benefits. On June 5, the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court ruled that the state Workers’ Compensation Board should not have […]

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9/11 hero and chronic pain sufferer shares story

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By Jennifer Smith Metro News Voice of WV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A hero of 9/11 and a U.S. soldier for 13 years suffered through more than a decade of chronic pain. He visited Charleston Thursday to talk to people who are going through what he did and encouraged them to look for treatments that don’t […]

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