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Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – April 09, 2014

The nation’s health is improving in more than half of the critical measures that are known to have major influence in reducing preventable disease and death, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – October 22, 2013

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month - when individuals, families, schools, and communities across the nation help to raise awareness about bullying prevention.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 22, 2013

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder that people of all ages can protect their health by getting recommended vaccinations.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 20, 2013

Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Young Invincible announced the Healthy Young America video contest in an effort to inform young people about health insurance coverage and new options under the Affordable Care Act.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 24, 2013

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s decision to modernize the Defense Department’s electronic health record through the purchase of commercial software looks like a setback for development of an integrated electronic health record with the Veterans Affairs Department, according to folks I have talked with.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 13, 2013

VA Secretary Shinseki Delivers FSU Commencement Address: Secretary Shinseki delivered the spring 2013 commencement address at Florida State University.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – May 09, 2013

Pilot evaluation of AfterDeployment.org’s workshop for posttraumatic stress. The DoD’s AfterDeployment.org website was developed to increase reach of behavioral health resources, offering education, assessment, and self-help coping tools on many postdeployment-related topics.

NO PURPLE HEARTS FOR TOXIC EXPOSURES

An El Toro Marine with prostate cancer was left on his own to drive home after telling a cancer center treatment doctor of severe abdominal pains.

Treatment of Gulf War Veterans Examined

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs examined the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to treating the health-related problems associated with Gulf War veterans.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 04, 2013

The American Legion‘s annual Washington conference was this week, and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki was on hand to deliver a vital message: Veterans are well-prepared to rebuild the middle class, just as they did after World War II. The key …

Committee Examines VA, DOD Integrated Electronic Health Record Efforts

What I heard in the hearing does nothing to dissuade that opinion. We, as a nation, have a ‘sacred trust’ to care for those who have served and sacrificed.
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