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President Obama commemorates Veterans Day - (7 videos)

Obama commemorates Veterans Day, Note Obamacare saves lives by helping people with preexisting conditions, mental health, PTSD, another movement involves jobs for returning vets, NBC videos.

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U.S. new rules allow claim if VA doctor confirms symptoms and experience support a PTSD diagnosis - Reuters (article link)

- The veteran had to associate a specific experience with symptoms -- something many complained was impossible to do.
- Studies confirm Gulf War vets suffer disproportionately from PTSD and other psychiatric illnesses.
- VA estimates that more than 400,000 vets are currently receiving PTSD compensation.
- Research estimated about 18.5% of the U.S. troops sent to Iraq and Afghanistan show signs of either PTSD or depression.

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PTSD may be especially worrisome in kids because it can interfere with their normal development - Reuters (article link)

- At their 3-month check-up, 19 of the 358 kids were diagnosed with PTSD.
- Severe bites were most at risk for the disorder - 10 out of 38 with PTSD.
- The care the kid gets after an injury can play a role whether a kid gets PTSD.
- "certainly speaks to the need to attend to the psychological impact of these kids of injuries."

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