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A New York Fire Department Deputy Chief at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. Stony Brook University researchers may have found a link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and cognitive degeneration in 9/11 responders. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU researchers find possible link between PTSD in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration

Cindy Mizaku May 2, 2019
A team of researchers at Stony Brook University conducted a pilot study that suggests there may be a link between chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration, leading to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
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Assistant Opinions Editor Gabby Pardos pet dog basks in the sun. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Why a pet’s life matters

Diva Dotson October 17, 2018
Whether they bark, meow or hiss, pets give you the kind of unconditional love you rarely get from a human. It might seem weird to people without any pets, but that furry friend can have a huge impact on a person’s health and well-being.
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Its looking like a bright (but distant) future for ol Mary Jane

It’s looking like a bright (but distant) future for ‘ol Mary Jane

Michael Kohut September 26, 2016
A thaw in policy and opinion towards decriminalization and medical usage means that, over time, pot could quietly become a non-issue.
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