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Navy testing PTSD injection treatment

The Navy is taking a different look at curing post-traumatic stress disorder.

A doctor says he has developed an injection for the neck that can cure PTSD, Wired reports .

However, while the Pentagon has turned down Dr. Eugene Lipov four times for research funding, the Navy now says it’s going to give it a test run.

Capt. Anita Hickey, the director of Integrative Pain Medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego has received $100,000 to test Dr. Lipov’s method.

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