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America’s Iraq War vs. Food Network’s Cupcake Wars: A Comparative Table

3 years agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Iraq war: no end in sight. Cupcake Wars: 4-hour time limit. Iraq war: Blood for oil. Cupcake Wars: Frosting for my mouth. Iraq war: Post traumatic stress disorder. Cupcake Wars: sugar headache. Iraq war: hundreds of thousands of soldiers. Cupcake Wars: 4 contestants. Iraq war: Screaming, cursing, racial slurs. Cupcake Wars: racial slurs edited out [...]
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Ft. Hood & the True Cost of Iraq & Afghanistan Wars: Nearly 1 Mn Traumatized: PTSD by the Numbers

News : Truthdig (8 months ago)

The Ft. Hood shooter who left 3 victims dead Wednesday had been being assessed for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He had served for 4 months at the tail end of the Iraq War in 2011 and suffered from anxiety and depression. Read Post

Hundreds of Iraq vets misdiagnosed, left hanging

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 years ago)

This needs to be fixed. WASHINGTON — At the height of the Iraq war, the Army routinely fired hundreds of soldiers for having a personality disorder when they were more likely suffering from the traumatic stresses of war, discharge d... Read Post

PTSD And Traumatic Brain Injury Common Among Returning Troops

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

NPR reports on post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. "Though thousands of soldiers are diagnosed with PTSD, many more suffer without treatment. Among tho... Read Post

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