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Study finds soldiers have far higher risk of developing MND compared with people who never served in the armed forces
House Veterans’ Affairs Ranking Member Corrine Brown introduced legislation today requiring that gender-specific services be continuously available at every VA medical center and community based outpatient clinic in the country.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs announced today that the committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the high cost of treating veterans with the hepatitis C virus and the impact of the disease on the VA health care system.
Spending on veterans’ health care could significantly rise in three years under the Senate’s solution to the long waits experienced by thousands seeking medical care at VA hospitals and clinics, according to congressional budget experts.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has initiated a multi-faceted approach to reduce the use of opioids among America’s Veterans using VA health care.
HHS plans to issue a $50 million funding opportunity announcement to help Community Health Centers expand services to people living with mental illness, and drug and alcohol problems.
The Department of Veterans Affairs segment in Northwest Florida has joined several civilian hospitals to share certain health care information as a way of speeding and improving treatment.
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Veterans will have improved access to health care under a Department of Veterans Affairs initiative that supports new transportation services for those living in highly rural areas.
Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has met the goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Obama’s Aug. 31, 2012, Executive Order to Improve Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families.
No one really talks about the psychic damage that combat veterans feel when they take someone's life, regardless of the military situation ~ but the effect is real and usually manifests itself as shame based guilt whereas the innate deep need to love and accept love is quite often permanently disabled.
Here’s a tip from a former smoker. Michael, an Army Vet, says if your doctor gives you 5 years to live, spend it sharing your wisdom and love with your family. If you are ready to quit smoking, VA can help.
Frustrated by the VA's failure to provide ample community based veterans support ~ Blue star mother, Josie Monaghan, has taken the bull by the horns and with the help of a band of committed local citizens has created a heart centered East County veteran's drop in center, in Northern California.
On Jan. 20, VA released an enhanced VA Blue Button, adding several new categories of information from the VA Electronic Health Record. Blue Button is the personal health record inside the My HealtheVet self-service platform and through My HealtheVet, VA Blue Button enables Veterans to download an electronic file that contains their personal health information.