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4/19/14 | NBC News

‘Why Me?’ Vets Face Much Higher Risk of Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A Vietnam veteran swoops his hand through a row of baby vegetables, caressing the peppers on down to the kale. The plants are aligned in tidy, military order atop his backyard fence. He could spend hours describing his first garden. But he cannot utter a word.He can’t even eat his eventual harvest.

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4/17/14

Renewed call for NYC parade honoring vets

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4/17/14

Sen. Schumer: NYC should host parade for vets

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4/16/14

Jill Biden chats Joining Forces in the Orange Room

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4/13/14 | NBC News

Young Women, Good Samaritan Killed in Multivehicle Crash

Two young women and a man who stopped on the road to help them are dead after police said another driver crashed into them on a Southwest Miami-Dade street.

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4/9/14 | NBC News

President and First Lady Mourn Fort Hood Victims

President Obama and the first lady attended the service and met with grieving families.

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4/3/14 | NBC News

The Week in Pictures: March 27 – April 3

Opening day dreams, a slum in the sky, a quake cracks Chile, communion across the border and more.

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4/3/14 | NBC News

Vote for the Week in Pictures: March 27 – April 3

Vote for your favorite image from the Week in Pictures. The winning image will be displayed next week.Last week’s winner:

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4/3/14 | NBC News

Vets, Docs Worry Fort Hood Shootings Will Deepen PTSD Stigma

The word “PTSD” had barely left the mouth of Fort Hood’s commander late Wednesday when, across the nation, many veterans with those symptoms and doctors who treat the malady understood they faced a renewed battle: a resurgence of the stigma that comes with that diagnosis.

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4/1/14 | NBC News

‘Out of Options’: Veterans With PTSD Hit Pot Underground

Marine veteran Logan Edwards worried he could become one of the 22 former members of the armed services who, on average, commit suicide every day.Then, he says, he tried marijuana.

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