Recent National and Local Headlines About Personal Injury and Disability

Being injured or disabled can feel very lonely, so we have compiled this collection of headlines so you can read about people just like you and their potential legal battles.

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Reports calls for improved care for veterans with PTSD

Posted on May 05, 2013 FRIDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) — Access to care for U.S. military service members and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) must improve, says an Institute of Medicine report released Friday that also calls for better tracking of treatments and results. Read More About Reports calls for improved care for

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With lousy economy, men struggling with depression

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Depression strikes twice as many women as men, and women are more likely to talk openly about their illness. With the economy in trouble, and jobs on the line, many men are also struggling with depression. Read More About With lousy economy, men struggling with depression… back to

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Dr. Oz: Tips to find the right doctor for you

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Finding the right doctor isn’t easy. You want a physician with great medical skills, but also a good beside manner.  America’s most famous physician, Dr. Mehmet Oz, spoke about how to find Dr. Right. Read More About Dr. Oz: Tips to find the right doctor for you… back

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Stressful jobs linked to heart woes in women

Posted on May 05, 2013 THURSDAY, July 19 (HealthDay News) — Women with demanding jobs that provide few opportunities to make decisions or use their creativity are at increased risk for heart attacks, according to new research. Read More About Stressful jobs linked to heart woes in women… back to top

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Mini-strokes pose danger

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – An eastern Alabama man recently sat down for dinner and suddenly couldn’t speak. Minutes later, his symptoms were gone. Read More About Mini-strokes pose danger… back to top

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Is the FDA to blame for drug shortages?

Posted on May 05, 2013 (CNN) — Renee Mosier was one of an estimated half-million patients in the United States who were unable to get the drugs they needed because of shortages. Read More About Is the FDA to blame for drug shortages?… back to top

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Suffering from depression? TMS may help

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – If you suffer from depression that won’t go away, even with medication and psychotherapy, there is a new way to treat the problem. It’s called Trans-Cranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS. Read More About Suffering from depression? TMS may help… back to top

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1 in 20 cases of melanoma linked to tanning beds

Posted on May 05, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Those who bronze themselves in tanning beds face a 20 percent increased risk of skin cancer, and that raised risk reaches 87 percent if they start before they are 35 years old, new research indicates. Read More About 1 in 20 cases of melanoma linked to tanning

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T-SPLOST vote only 1 day away

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – Voters in Georgia will decide on the controversial Transportation Sales Tax Referendum on Tuesday. For months, supporters and opponents have spent a lot of time and money trying to sway voters. Read More About T-SPLOST vote only 1 day away… back to top

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Who’s paying your doctor?

Posted on May 05, 2013 ATLANTA – If you’re seeing a specialist, Dr. Oz says it’s safe to assume your doctor receives drug company money. It’s become common practice in medicine these days. But could that money influence which pill your doctor prescribes for you?  Read More About Who’s paying your doctor?… back to top

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