Veterans Health Administration

Fetus abandoned in front of Veterans Memorial Medical Center

A fetus, abandoned near a hospital in Quezon City, was discovered Monday morning, according to a police report.The post Fetus abandoned in front of …

Veterans

Veterans Affair Watchdog Finds Significant Problems in VA Caregiver Program

Report comes as caregiver program is set to expand<p>Family caregivers seeking help from the Department of Veterans Affairs encountered extended wait …

Health Care

Weaponizing oxygen to kill infections and disease

The life-threatening bacteria called MRSA can cripple a hospital since it spreads quickly and is resistant to treatment. But scientists report that …

Science

Mental health

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Mental Health

Barbers dole out dozens of cuts to New Orleans’ homeless

Nearly two years ago, Brennon Jones told his wife Tasha, "I want to go cut hair for the homeless." The next day, Jones hit the streets of …

Homelessness

Some of the Left’s Ideas Start Going Mainstream

Things are shifting in the economic policy world. John Cochrane, an economist at the Hoover Institution and a staunch free-marketer, has been a leading critic of Obamacare and an advocate of a laissez-faire approach to health care. But in a recent blog post, he expressed sympathy for the idea of a …

Health Care

Denver VA hospital finished but $1.3 billion over budget: Report

The newly opened state-of-the-art Veterans Affairs hospital in Denver is finally up and running after 14 years of planning and construction, but the …

U.S. Politics

Airport shooter Esteban Santiago sentenced to five life terms and 120 years in prison

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Esteban Santiago is severely mentally ill and genuinely remorseful for killing five people and injuring six others in the …

Crime

VFW raffle craze sweeps McHenry — as jackpot now tops $4 million

Almost every day now, a line of gamblers winds out of the McHenry VFW hall, waiting for a chance to win the kind of rewards that millions of dollars can buy.<p>They come in jeans and camouflage shorts, some wearing veterans’ caps, some bearing tattoos and some using walkers. Bikers, boaters, retirees …

Veterans Health Administration

Transgender veterans don't have worse health

(Reuters Health) - Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>Transgender people have long served in the U.S. military but were banned from serving openly until 2016, when President Barack Obama's administration lifted the ban. …

Health

VA tackles user experience

As part of its modernization strategy, the Department of Veterans wants to revamp some of its websites to provide an engaging user experience that …

Health Care

VA required thousands of ‘unwarranted reexaminations’ for vets getting disability benefits

Veterans shouldn’t have to jump unnecessary hoops to get the benefits they deserve.<p>But the Department of Veterans Affairs is doing that to thousands of disabled veterans and wasting millions of dollars in the process.<p>A report by VA’s Office of Inspector General says employees required veterans to …

U.S. Politics

Former neurosurgeon sentenced for bankruptcy fraud

A former Montana and Wyoming neurosurgeon has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for trying to hide assets when he filed for bankruptcy …

Corruption

Greenville veteran Doug Greenlaw named national commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart

One of America’s oldest veterans service organizations is now under local leadership.<p>Greenville resident and U.S. Army veteran Doug Greenlaw, who is …

Greenville

Author Correction: Sphingolipids and their metabolism in physiology and disease

Stony Brook Cancer Center and Department of Medicine, Stony Brook University, New York, 11794, USA<p>Yusuf A. Hannun<br>• & Lina M. Obeid<p>Northport Veterans …

Google Scholar

Overcoming A Shameful Past, VA Plans Haven For Homeless Vets In West Los Angeles

A vast green space in one of the poshest neighborhoods in Los Angeles is slated to become a haven for homeless veterans. That's a big change for the campus of the VA West Los Angeles Medical Center.<p>For years, parts of the property were illegally rented to a variety of commercial enterprises having …

Los Angeles

Alaska should rethink its approach on marijuana testing

The Veterans Health Administration is urging veterans and their physicians to open up on the subject of marijuana use. (Dreamstime)A friend recently …

Cannabis

FCC Commences Inquiry On Establishing $100 Million Telehealth Pilot Program

Article ByPaul C. BesozziJohn E. WyandSquire Patton Boggs (US) LLPTriageOn August 2, 2018, The Federal Communications Commission has unanimously …

Health Care

Davenport University, Wyoming VA partner to enhance veterans care

CALEDONIA, MI - Davenport University and the Wyoming VA Health Care Center are partnering on a nursing initiative to enhance health care delivery for …

Health Care

VA probe finds misuse of time, resources in Indy health office

A supervisor solicited employees to help start an outside company, using email and holding discussions on government time, according to an inspector …

Employment

Scientists Are Still Fighting Over What Made US Diplomats In Cuba Ill

Ten scientists have published letters in the Journal of the American Medical Association criticizing the first medical review of the US diplomats in …

News

Michigan veteran finds inner peace though disc golf

<i>Battle Creek</i> — On a rainy day in June, the clouds cleared just in time for Travis Gambee to show off his disc golf course.<p>He’s not the owner, …

Disc Golf

Concerns build over Trump’s unofficial advisers on veterans policy

WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are pushing for a full investigation into what role a small group of President Donald Trump’s personal friends may …

Donald Trump

Buffalo Fire Department now has three deputy commissioners

Lt. David Schieber is the newest leader in the Buffalo Fire Department. Mayor Byron W. Brown and Fire Commissioner William Renaldo on Friday named …

Military

Veterans find help, and understanding, at daylong symposiumÂ

After serving nine years in the Army, Anthony Robinson, 63, battled depression, went through a divorce, fell into homelessness, and mostly let his …

Long Island

Advocates decry closing of Veterans Affairs outpatient program in Amherst

Family members and volunteers say the closing this fall of an outpatient health care center located in the Northtown Plaza is a painful blow to the …

Health Care

Man sent to jail for stealing pain management device from Vietnam veteran

CLEVELAND - A Cleveland man will spend the next six months behind bars for stealing a combat veteran's pain relief device last October at the Louis …

Vietnam

State-Of-The-Art Emergency Room Unveiled At Dallas VA Medical Center

<b>DALLAS (CBSDFW) –</b> Emergency medical care for military veterans in North Texas is getting a major upgrade.On Thursday Veteran’s Affairs leaders, along …

Veterans

Young Hero Gifted Beach Accessible Wheelchair At Greenport Legion

A Veterans Appreciation Day was marked by a hero's story of courage; he suffered a spinal cord injury in Afghanistan but will "never quit."<p>GREENPORT, …

Legion (TV Series)

Founder of Gretna's first pharmacy dedicated life to helping others

Joe Piccolo liked old Westerns. He liked golf, the New York Yankees and working in the yard. But there wasn’t much Piccolo enjoyed more than time …

Veterans