Military Service Hazardous to Your Health

Retired Colonel and PhD E.C. Hurley recently warned of issues that have been known to impact veterans after leaving service. While not new, what is...

Five Veterans’ Deaths Linked to VA Medical Center

Poor hiring practices may have led to deaths of 5 veterans at an Illinois VA medical center, according to a recent investigation. Still more...

Veterans Affairs Goes Hi-Tech, Launches iPad Program

A new Veterans Affairs initiative has started to hand out 1,000 iPads to veterans’ families. The program is geared to study the benefits of...

Congress Approves Veterans Health Bill

The Republican-controlled House approved legislation last week to boost health care spending for veterans and provide more money to compensate record numbers of Iraq...

Bay Pines VA Medical Center

Veterans Affairs recently inspected the Bay Pines VA Medical Center. The mortality rate is slightly higher than the national average. Outpatient and inpatient satisfaction surveys...

Is There a VA Cover-up of Veteran Deaths?

Five veteran deaths are at the center of a potential VA cover-up in Marion, Illinois. Two weeks ago, the VA Office of Inspector General released...

Sen. Murray Proposes PTSD Fix

Senator Patty Murray introduced a new bill this week to change PTSD treatment. The bill will fundamentally alter the way the DoD and VA...

Taxpayers Pay For Veterans’ Health Care – TWICE

The Department of Veterans Affairs spent an estimated $13 billion to care for veterans whose health coverage was already paid for by Medicare —...

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