Top 5 Vet stories of 2017Here are a few of our favorite veteran stories from 2017 at ConnectingVets and we look forward to telling more in 2018.
Teaching your brain to forget about fear is almost a thingVeterans with PTS live with an out-of-control fear response. This VA study might have found a way to help.
New York vets can now use medical marijuana to treat PTSThe initiative is aimed at veterans, police officers, fire fighters, and survivors of domestic violence. Mr. Cuomo’s signature comes at the urging of several veterans’ organizations.
With Saratoga WarHorse, vets and horses speak a language all their ownSaratoga WarHorse connects veterans from across the country who ache from physiological wounds with retired thoroughbred horses.
'An unapologetic gut punch:' The invisible injuries of soldiers depicted in “Thank You For Your Service”I think this movie, whether veterans love it or not, will start a conversation about experiences veterans and their families have when they return from war.
From therapy to the stage: showcasing veteran talentThe 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF) kicks off this week at the VAMC in Buffalo, NY.
How a service dog saved the life of a Marine Corps veteranThis relationship between dog and vet could help lead to legislation providing more service dogs to veterans with PTS.
From pacemakers to the nicotine patch: The life-changing medical discoveries under the VA's beltFor more than 90 years, Veterans Affairs Office of Research and Development has been focused on the everyday health needs and concerns of veterans. 

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