VA Reforms

Why Reform Eludes Many VA Medical Centers

The nation’s VA medical centers lack proper oversight says a new audit report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). With 1,200 medical facilities, regional offices...
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VA Executives Caught Concealing Deadly Legionella

A new report from VA OIG confirmed allegations that VA executives concealed a Legionella outbreak at a VA medical center putting veterans lives at...
TBI Dementia

Study: Veterans With TBI At Two Fold Increased Risk Of Dementia

Veterans who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are more than two-fold at risk of a dementia diagnosis later in life according to a...
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VA Announces New “Breakthrough” Painkiller Replacement For Opioids

The Department of Veterans Affairs just announced a new “breakthrough” drug it may use to treat pain instead of opioid medications pending future research. The...
Non-VA Urgent Care

Should Veterans Be Wary Of New Urgent Care Expansion?

Veterans like myself were thrilled at the news we can all use non-VA urgent care centers when needing urgent care, but is there a...
veterans choice expansion

Trump Expands Veterans Choice: Nearly 400% More Veterans Can Use

Today, the crow no longer flies as far under the new MISSION Act community care rules cutting the wait time to 20 days or...
Fayetteville VA Medical Center

Several Veteran Deaths Linked To Impaired VA Clinician

On Friday, VA confirmed suspicions that several veteran deaths were linked to negligence by an impaired VA pathologist at Fayetteville VA Medical Center. The agency...
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PTSD Nightmares May Be Addressed With New Apple Watch App

The Department of Veterans Affairs is testing a new Apple watch app designed to ease combat-related nightmares for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sufferers. Minneapolis VA...

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