PTSD

Keenan Jones
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 22, 2019 - 11:00 am
A 31-year-old Philadelphia man who shot five people inside a crowded Walmart in Cheltenham last summer has been found guilty of all charges, including attempted murder and multiple counts of aggravated assault.
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Keenan Jones
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
October 17, 2019 - 12:47 pm
The latest in the trial of 31-year-old Philadelphia man Keenan Jones, accused of shooting up a Cheltenham Walmart in August 2018, included first-hand accounts on Thursday from people who were shot, including a store manager who nearly died from a severed artery in her ankle.
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Leroy, a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig
McGregor Wallace via AP
AP News
September 13, 2019 - 1:38 pm
For the fourth time, Leroy — a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig — wandered over to Brennan Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, leading officials to slap Mcgregor Wallace with citations for owning a pig within city limits and having a fugitive pet. Wallace says Leroy is his emotional support...
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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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Joseph Gorzoch
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
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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