Regional News

Study: Anesthetic Gas Could Help Treat PTSD

New research out of McLean Hospital suggests that Xenon gas, when administered to rats after a fearful event, can interfere with memory consolidation. Scientists hope these results can eventually lead to a treatment for PTSD in humans.

Summer’s End Can’t Come Fast Enough

For most of us, the arrival of Labor Day weekend marks the bittersweet finale to the season of vacation and rest. Our commentator doesn’t feel wistful about summer’s end this year.

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National News

One Woman’s Lessons From Living On The Street

It’s hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she’s learned.

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Morning Edition Extra

August 29, 2014

Summer’s End Can’t Come Fast Enough

For most of us, the arrival of Labor Day weekend marks the bittersweet finale to the season of vacation and rest. Our commentator doesn’t feel wistful about summer’s end this year.

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