PTSD

GILROY, CALIFORNIA - JULY 29: Flowers and a candle sit outside the site of the Gilroy Garlic Festival after a mass shooting there yesterday on July 29, 2019 in Gilroy, California. Three victims were killed and at least a dozen were wounded before police o
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Antionette Lee
August 04, 2019 - 11:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As America deals with the aftermath of two tragedies in 13 hours, an expert says the effects of a mass shooting can last long after the actual event. Dr. Petros Levounis, a psychiatrist in New Jersey and chair at Rutgers Medical School, says people who survive mass...
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July 22, 2019 - 2:59 pm
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Survivors of the battlefield aren't the only ones at risk for post-traumatic stress disorder. If you suffer from a major health event, you could...
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Justin Udo
July 03, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Fourth of July is a time meant to celebrate America's freedom, but part of the day's celebration can have a negative effect on the people who have fought for the country. For military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, the bright fireworks of the...
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Jim Melwert
April 01, 2019 - 1:57 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The prison sentence for a Bensalem man who lied about his military service got even longer Monday — after the court caught him in another lie. Joseph Gorzoch, 41, was caught lying about completing an addiction program while in Bucks County Jail, when prosecutors...
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John Mayer
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March 01, 2019 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — John Mayer is launching a foundation focused on improving the health of veterans through scientific research. The Grammy-winning singer on Friday announced The Heart and Armor Foundation, which plans to focus on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and meeting the emerging...
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Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to research from the University of Vermont, trauma experienced in childhood can be psychologically carried into adulthood. The effects can range from small...
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A new study has taken a closer look at the relationship between a traumatic injury in a parent and the impact on children.
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November 14, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new study has taken a closer look at the relationship between a traumatic injury in a parent and the impact on children. According to the report in the American...
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From far left: Kempis Songster, co-founder of The Redemption Project; Chantay Love, founder of Every Murder is Real (EMIR) Healing Center; and Ted Corbin, co-creator of Healing Hurt People at Drexel University.
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Flashpoint
September 09, 2018 - 2:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW community affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about healing communities following trauma. Homicides are up about 6 percent in Philadelphia, and there have been more than 800 shootings citywide this year. But...
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Hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings were part of the spread at the Jefferson Health veterans appreciation barbecue Monday.
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Justin Udo
August 20, 2018 - 6:31 pm
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings were part of the spread at the Jefferson Health veterans appreciation barbecue Monday. The health network honored local military veterans and also helped them utilize resources that will better their lives. "These are...
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