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V.A. Plans to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgeries for Transgender Veterans 

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 13:37:23 +0000
The secretary of veterans affairs announced the shift in care at a Pride event over the weekend, but the process for changing benefits could take years.

Judges Halt Race and Gender Priority for Restaurant Relief Grants 

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:21:57 +0000
Approvals for thousands of Restaurant Revitalization Fund applicants were rescinded after court orders struck down a policy that favored historically underserved groups.

A Rogue Climber Running From the Law Was Fleeing His Own Trauma 

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 21:35:16 +0000
A former paratrooper became an “urban explorer,” scaling the tops of bridges and buildings to help ease his PTSD. He now faces criminal charges in several states.

Virtual Reality Therapy Plunges Patients Back Into Trauma. Here Is Why Some Swear by It. 

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 21:29:38 +0000
An experimental treatment seems poised to address a dire mental health crisis.

‘We’re Free Because They Were Brave’ 

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 02:25:30 +0000
Memorial Day had a special significance a year after many ceremonies honoring the nation’s fallen were canceled because of the pandemic.

On Memorial Day, the Veterans Who Bury Their Own 

Mon, 31 May 2021 14:18:39 +0000
The veterans who work at Calverton National Cemetery view their job as a sacred duty and final act of fellowship.

Arlington and Other National Cemeteries Relax Rules Before Memorial Day 

Tue, 25 May 2021 04:22:54 +0000
Limits will be lifted on funeral gatherings, graveside ceremonies will resume and vaccinated people will be free to visit without masks.

Lyn Macdonald, Who Preserved Voices of World War I, Dies at 91 

Sat, 08 May 2021 17:30:13 +0000
“The recording angel of the common soldier,” she chronicled the war in seven books from the soldiers’ perspective, drawing on 600 interviews with veterans.

MDMA Reaches Next Step Toward Approval for Treatment 

Mon, 10 May 2021 16:41:47 +0000
A new study shows that MDMA, known as Ecstasy or Molly, can bring relief when paired with talk therapy to those with severe post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Afghanistan War Is Ending. A Pennsylvania Town Exhales. 

Fri, 23 Apr 2021 14:32:12 +0000
In Canonsburg, known for its big Fourth of July parade, many people say they are proud of America and its military but weary of the two-decade war in Afghanistan.


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