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VA Put Veterans’ Lives At Risk By Not Running Background Checks

VA did not conduct background checks of any kind prior to employing over 6,000 new medical personnel according to a recent IG investigation. Additionally,...
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Vatican Or Bust: Shulkin And Wife Had Second Europe Trip Planned

Former VA secretary David Shulkin had a second European trip scheduled with his wife that included a three-day conference at the Vatican scheduled as...
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Malpractice: Veterans Affairs Negligently Induced Deadly Allergic Reaction, Pays $500,000 To Settle Malpractice Case

Veterans Affairs recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $500,000 involving an 84-year-old veteran who died from an allergic reaction to the medication the...
Facebook Data Mine Hashing

Facebook Says It Stopped ‘Top Secret’ Plan To Mine Medical Records, Hashing To De-Anonymize...

Facebook reportedly shelved one of its “top secret” projects led by Dr. Freddy Abnousi, to correlate anonymized medical records with that of its user...
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Veterans Affairs Doctor Fired For Sexually Molesting Veterans

A doctor employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs is facing charges for allegedly molesting veterans who were enrolled for healthcare in the Syracuse...
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Can White House Fix Veterans Affairs Double Standard On Racism?

The White House and the new acting secretary of Veterans Affairs have a troubling double standard to address on racist statements made on Facebook...
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Veteran Suicide In Waiting Room At John Cochran VA Medical Center

St. Louis police reported Monday that a veteran suicide occurred in the waiting room of John Cochran VA Medical Center. Authorities in VA informed the...
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Deal-No-Deal On VA Reforms For Veterans Choice, Caregiver Program

Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats blocked inclusion of key VA reforms including expansions of the Veterans Choice Program and the Caregiver Program in the Omnibus...

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