Veterans Health Administration

Rant & Rave: Garage sale for cancer patient praised; rideshare drivers who stop in road dissed

Readers rave about charity garage sale, garbage truck, Canopy Cat Rescue, Veterans Hospital, median daffodils; rant about throwing away usable items, …


40 photos of Prince Harry's royal transformation

So. Many. Ski. Outfits.<p>Prince Harry has done a lot of growing up in the public eye since his birth in 1984. From the palace to his royal engagements around the world, Harry has had quite the transformation.

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Veterans hospital killings spotlight problem of violence against health care workers

The man's complaint seemed straightforward: He had come to the emergency room last June at Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts, for wrist pain that wouldn't quit.<p>The 24-year-old patient seemed anxious. But he didn't present any signs of being dangerous — red flags that nurse Elise …

Health Care

Sen. Murray Can’t Believe GOP Won’t End In-Vitro Ban for Veterans

Sen. Patty Murray says she is mystified why Republicans continue to block her efforts to overturn a ban -- in place since 1992 -- on providing …


Veteran Denied U.S. Citizenship Due To A Prior Drug Charge

Miguel Perez, Jr. served in the U.S. military between 2001 and 2004. He was a soldier in Afghanistan with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces …


Columbia's Dorn VA hospital getting $114 million in new buildings, renovations

The W.J.B. Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia is beginning a massive $114 million construction and renovation program to improve patient care, …

Health Care

Trump eyes ‘Fox & Friends’ personality Pete Hegseth to take over Veterans Affairs

Fox News personality Pete Hegseth, a conservative voice on veterans’ policy, has emerged as a leading candidate to replace embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, who has fallen from favor with the Trump administration, according to people with knowledge of the matter.<p>Hegseth, 37, is …


Police Beat

Man exits hospital, jailed in burglary


House of Medicine opens the door to addiction prevention & treatment

1,200 physicians formally certified as addiction medicine specialists; pathway open to specialty training for physicians in accredited programs<p>Two …


Trump Weighs Firing Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

President Donald Trump has expressed dissatisfaction with his Veterans Affairs secretary, Dr. David Shulkin, and has discussed replacing him, two …

Donald Trump

VA staff who didn't try to resuscitate patient left their jobs after scathing report

WASHINGTON — Two Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees left their jobs after they were implicated in the botched decision not to try to …


Veterans Health Program Closes ‘Indefinitely’ After Killings

The Pathway Home program in Yountville, Calif., is shutting down “indefinitely” less than a week after three employees were taken hostage by a gunman and killed.<p>The program, part of the Veterans Home of California, provided post-Sept. 11 veterans with academic and vocational support as they …

Napa County

UN Chief Touts Drug Decriminalization In Speech To Narcotics Board

Sessions Admits Feds Can’t Effectively Police Marijuana In States<p>Published<p>3 days ago<p>on<p>March 10, 2018<p>U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions acknowledged …


45 Employers Hiring Near Redwood City Right Now

PG&E, Instagram and the Veterans Health Administration​ are among those hiring this week.<p>SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA — From administrative assistants to …

Silicon Valley

Kessler in JAMA Neuro

What is the quality of care like for the largest health care system in the United States? Is it providing optimal care to patients with transient …


Fady Joudah

A Conversation With Fady Joudah by <i>KR</i> poetry editor David Baker<p>Transcript<p>Fady Joudah was born on New Year’s Day in 1971 in Austin, Texas, to …


If Calling Maxine Waters "Low IQ" is Racist Then What is the Left's Treatment of Clarence Thomas and Ben Carson?

Over the weekend, Donald Trump held a rally for GOP Congressional candidate Rick Saccone in Moon Township in southwestern Pennsylvania. It was …

Conservative View

Health Affairs Blog: Solving The Crisis Of Care At The VA

Health Affairs Blog: Solving The Crisis Of Care At The VA<b> more about Health Affairs Blog: Solving The Crisis Of Care At The VA</b>March 12, …

Health Care

Chronic kidney disease and arrhythmias: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference | European Heart Journal

Introduction<p>Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are predisposed to heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation (AF)/atrial flutter, …

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Veterans, Doctors Alike Stranded as Vet Choice Fails to Pay its Bills

One day in 2016, Army veteran Jason White finished cleaning his pistol, wrapped his hand around the grip, and put the barrel to his temple.<p>He'd had …

Mental Health

Good news on VA Cerner deal

<i>With help from Darius Tahir and Mohana Ravindranath</i><p><b>A TALE OF TWO VAs</b>: On the one hand, some signs of progress on the Cerner contract… but will Shulkin be around to oversee it?<p><b>First the good news</b> — VA officials we interviewed for a story last week are still worried, but Rep. Phil Roe, chairman of …

Health Care

Dayton VA names new leader: What we know

The Dayton VA Medical Center will be getting a new leader, replacing its former director who retired in the fall.<p>Jill Dietrich will take over in …

Case Western Reserve University

3D Printing in Point of Care Manufacturing

Manufacturing is evolving, taking new forms enabled by additive manufacturing/3D printing (AM3DP). For medicine, AM3DP has fueled a rise in …

3D Printing

Scoop: Trump finally losing patience with VA Sec. Shulkin

It took a few weeks to land on his radar, but President Trump now views Veterans Affairs Sec. David Shulkin as a major problem. Trump has been …


Bioresorbable polymer drug-eluting stents

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Study: NY health care providers not equipped to handle veterans

Few of New York State's health care providers -- less than 3 percent -- are fully equipped to address the unique needs of veterans, with many falling …

Health Care

‘It’s killing the agency’: Ugly power struggle paralyzes Trump’s plan to fix veterans’ care

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is managing the government’s second-largest bureaucracy from a fortified bunker atop the agency’s Washington headquarters.<p>He has canceled the morning meetings once attended by several of President Trump’s political appointees — members of his senior …

U.S. Politics

Fix medical marijuana program, Phil Murphy's new health commissioner told

The state Senate Judiciary Committee approved Gov. Murphy's picks Thursday to lead the departments of Health and Human Services.Three of Gov. Phil …

Health Care

Another $1 million in veterans ads coming in Baldwin race

For the second time in a month, a liberal veterans group is responding to a million-dollar advertising push targeting Democratic Sen. Tammy …


Clowns from around the world gather in Bloomington for a week of funny business

Think of it as Comic-Con for clowns.That’s how Randy Christensen describes the World Clown Association’s International Convention, which plants its …