In the past decade due to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the term post-traumatic stress disorder has become the focus of countless headlines and has entered the collective conscience. But it is far from a new concept.
U.S. Rep. Tom MacArthur introduced legislation Thursday to enable the federal government to help fund the National September 11 Memorial in New York City.
Depression lifted from Nick O’Madden’s life like a set of foggy glasses being wiped clean. Earlier this summer, O’Madden, 31, felt he was living in a distracted haze, sprinkled with nighttime panic attacks.
Veterans are finding relief for post-traumatic stress disorder and other ailments with a program a Tucson VA clinic offers that utilizes a nontraditional mind-body approach. The 10-week, physician-directed program is led by Dr.
Paul J. Lioy, an environmental scientist widely known for his analysis of the dust spawned by the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and for his studies of its health effects over time, died on Wednesday after collapsing at Newark Liberty International Airport. He was 68.
They are the faces of 9/11, and a painter in Lake County, Florida, has made it his mission to tell their stories.
FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that the bureau thwarted ISIS terrorist plots linked to the Fourth of July holiday that were intended "to kill people in the United States." He would not discuss the number or nature of the plots, but earlier Thursday, U.S.
Emerging research suggests pupil dilation in children of depressed mothers when seeing an emotional image can help predict his or her risk of depression over the next two years. Dr.
The Islamic State terror group is increasingly using encrypted communications to recruit troubled Americans and urge them to carry out attacks, FBI Director James Comey is expected to tell Congress on Wednesday.
Treating depression and anxiety in youngsters affected by war may have lasting benefits for their mental health and ability to function in society, new findings suggest.
The memory of traumatic event - such as a car crash or being the victim of a violent crime - can cement itself in your mind within a matter of hours. But a new study has found that playing the 90s Tetris game immediately after an upsetting event can lower the number of flashbacks.
A $26 million visitors center complex at the Flight 93 National Memorial will be dedicated and open to the public Sept. 10, a day before the 14th anniversary of the terror attacks.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance reached out to first responders on Thursday as it launched a new exhibit about 9/11.
A 63-year-old businessman inspired by the heroism of firefighters during 9/11 has chosen to honor them by amassing a $1million collection of 450 firetrucks. Andrew Leider started purchasing old fire trucks 13 years ago after working with firefighters during the terrorist attack.
Before the bullets and bloodshed in the movie theater, Stefan Moton was a teenager who did push-ups and boxing exercises in his bedroom, his dreams fixed on becoming a mixed martial arts fighter. Now, his goals are humbler: Strengthen the sections of his upper body that he can still move.
New research reveals that the effects of PTSD can go beyond the mind - and put women's hearts and brains at risk.
There will be an official groundbreaking Wednesday for a Sept. 11 memorial sculpture at the County Justice center in Doylestown. The Renew. Resolve. Remember. sculpture, which will incorporate an I-beam from the World Trade Center, is being gifted to Bucks County by the Travis Manion Foundation.
The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit will be open for viewing in the Sylvan Beach Village Park beginning Sunday. The exhibit, which was created in 2013 by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, is a tribute to all whose lives were sacrificed on Sept.
One of the world’s most recognizable leaders will visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in September. Pope Francis will visit on Sept. 25, 2015 to pay his respects to the victims of 9/11 and meet with local religious leaders from across many faiths.
Leaders of a chapel near ground zero that became a sanctuary of consolation after the terrorist attacks are launching two national writing competitions to foster reconciliation, including one that will allow the winner to deliver an original sermon on Sept. 11.