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As Cambodian-Americans and children of refugees, Sin and Em carry a difficult legacy. Their families display many classic symptoms of PTSD.

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Sath Om is the lone survivor. But each night she says they come to her: the spirits of her family asking for her help asking for justice.

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When is a medical study on its own not worth a story? A recent study on music therapy for anxiety offers some clues.

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West Virginia has the nation's worst statistics in 10 of 12 categories in the new 2011 Gallup Healthways ranking. More than one in three West Virginians -- 35.3 percent -- are now obese.

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A reflection story written about Jasper, an unforgettable patient I met when I was a third year medical student on a rural rotation. An intricate tale of Jasper's plight, his family's challenges around his end-of-life care, a personal connection to my father's death, and a discussion on our role as health care providers.

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There aren’t enough therapists in the world to help the hundreds of millions of people who suffer complex trauma. But one former pastor is tackling the topic in his own community.

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Kern County, with similar geography and population to Fresno, decided to enter the new health insurance program called Bridge to Reform. On the way, Kern has stumbled upon many challenges, but for some patients, the program has changed their lives.

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Each year thousands of patients are harmed by medical care in Oregon. A Bend woman, Mary Parker, was one.

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Contrary to popular belief, resilience is not innate. If you stress a child long enough and don't provide any nurturing to recover from the stress, research shows that the effects are damaging and long-term.

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Trauma and loss, even experienced via narratives, are powerful and can return with new effects in the most unexpected moments. They have direct impact on the lives and mental health of the people who lived them. Employing oral history and community participation, I aim to bring awareness about mental health issues connected to traumatic experiences of Vietnamese Americans.

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