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Health and Wellness

Not feeling strong after Marathon bombings?

Those who are struggling to cope after the attack should not view themselves as weak, experts say

Four weeks after the bombings at the Boston Marathon, life for many in the city has regained a sense of normalcy. But for some — particularly victims, their caregivers, first responders, and others who witnessed the blasts — life may still be a struggle.

Those who are still facing overwhelming fear and take pains to avoid the site of the April 15 bombings could be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, mental health experts say.

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