Brian Hawkins

New Accountability Law Lets VA Fire DC Medical Director, Again

VA just re-fired the former director of the Washington DC VA Medical Center after being forced to rehire him months ago. VA previously terminated director...
Carolyn Clancy

Carolyn Clancy Reportedly Back To Run Veterans Health Administration

Insiders say veteran favorite Carolyn Clancy, MD, will be back at the helm of Veterans Health Administration after departure of the present head. During an...
Surgeon Michael Mann

Former VA Surgeon Says Agency Refuses Care For High-Risk Patients

A former VA surgeon in cardiology says hospital administrators manipulate mortality rates by denying high-risk patients access to lifesaving surgical procedures. Dr. Michael Mann, a...
Bruce Berrethvideo

Veteran Forced To Pay For Own Surgery Despite Choice Program Approval Due To Healthnet...

Bureaucratic and contractor delays in paying health care bills for non-VA care via the Choice Program has forced one veteran to pay out of...
Minneapolis VA nurse

Veterans Affairs Nurse Charged In Opioid Theft Scandal In Minneapolis

One Minneapolis VA Medical Center nurse was charged with stealing opioids from work according to a criminal complaint filed yesterday. The nurse, Matthew Leninger, told...
Eye Cancer

Data Suggests Veterans At Much Higher Risk Of Rare Eye Cancer Than Public

Records from the Department of Veterans Affairs suggest veterans are 17 times more likely to develop a rare eye cancer than the general population. The...
Ecstacy Breakthrough Treatment

Marijuana Is Out, Ecstasy Is ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ For PTSD

After loads of lobbying, methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA (aka Ecstasy aka Molly aka E), is now touted by FDA as the leading pharmacological treatment for...
VA Clinician

Guilty: VA Clinician Sodomized, Molested Veteran Patients

A Kansas jury convicted sex abuser Mark Wisner of five sex-related charges committed while he worked as a physician assistant at Eisenhower VA Medical...

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