Category Archives: Editorials

Vibroacoustic Disease (VAD) Is Much More Than A Hearing Problem

Vibro Acoustic Disease

by Bart P Billings, PhD, COL(Ret)   In the late 1990s, I was working with some professional audio sound technicians and had an opportunity to experience the sound system for a major concert. They wanted me to listen to the sound system they were setting up in a large sports arena, prior to the upcoming […]

SEZ ME: Just thinking about non-stopped Veteran suicides resulting in possible Govt savings with TV series and news interviews focusing on the subject

“If we had 20 to 22 Vets die in combat each day, people would be marching in every city in the USA.  Why are citizens and the government marching in the opposite direction, when we lose this number of Vets each day to suicide?” “The lead profession in the mental health field; PSYCHIATRY! — Has failed, […]

Here we go again in Parkland FL. How can we get the national media to read this and see what is happening? All they talk about is the same old thing — Guns and Mental Health. If they want a solution it’s here.

WHY ISN’T ANYONE ASKING THE OBVIOUS QUESTION,— ”WAS THE SHOOTER NOW OR PREVIOUSLY ON PRESCRIPTION BRAIN ALTERING PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS THAT HAVE A BLACK BOX WARNING INDICATING SERIOUS ADVERSE REACTIONS? On 10/4/17, I wrote an editorial discussing the mass shootings in Las Vegas and also in Southerland Springs Texas (Below). Today, 2/11/18, I read an article […]

THE BOOK: “INVISIBLE SCARS” IS DOING ITS JOB FOR THE MARINES

Medicine Cures Diseases of the Body; Wisdom Liberates the Soul of Sufferings

The above title of this editorial is reflective of the work done by Gorgias (485-380 BC), who was a Greek Philosopher, who lived in Leontini Sicily. Below I want to elaborate on what Gorgias knew over 2000 years ago, WISDOM LIBERATES THE SOUL OF SUFFERING. Part of my work for many years has been to […]

A REPORT FROM THE FRONT LINES OF A MARINE CORPS LEAGUE PROGRAM DEALING WITH COMBAT STRESS

One of the uses of the book “Invisible Scars”, is proving to be effective and helpful to our veterans, which is described below by a Marine, The is an email from: David T. Ossian Asst. National Vice Commandant Midwest Division Marine Corps League Once A Marine – Always A Marine “A few months ago a […]

You may want to ask people to call or write their Senator and Congressman to support the following

You may want to ask people to call or write their Senator and Congressman to support the following. The current Senate Bill by John Mc Cain – S.788 – 115th Congress (2017-2018)/VeteranOvermedication Prevention Act of 2017. Also presented by the House Of Representatives is a companion bill; H.R.2652 – Veteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017, […]

Report Says VA Failed In Care Of Veteran

Five days before my book was to be released, an article was written in the San Diego Union Tribune that again illustrates what my book describes in detail. The article is as follows: Steele, J. (2016, January 10). Report Says VA Failed In Care Of Veteran. San Diego Union Tribune, Retrieved from http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jan/10/va-report-jeremy-sears-veteran-suicide/#sthash.am7r0ZFo.dpuf Since this […]

THE NEW SOLUTION FOR PREVENTING PURCHASES OF FIREARMS BY INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL DISORDERS

(From the forthcoming book- “Invisible Scars, How to Treat Combat Stress And PTSD Without Medication”, By Bart P Billings, PhD, (December 2015, www.bartpbillings.com) With the current mass shootings, the media and politicians are stating that something needs to be done in regard to gun control, as well as focusing more on mental health issues. If […]

Excerpts from chapter 4 regarding CTE

I explained that I strongly felt all football players, to a degree, have experienced CTE. My comment was based on the nature of the sport and the 4-22-15 article in USA Today; “Judge Approves Potential $1 Billion Settlement To Resolve NFL Concussion Lawsuit”, which reported that 6000 retired NFL players will receive an average of […]