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 2018-01-17 23:10 

CNN

[ Politics ]

VA apologizes after surgery that allegedly left scalpel inside veteran for years...

The Veterans Affairs Department has apologized following an incident where a scalpel was allegedly left inside the body of a veteran for years following surgery....

 2018-01-17 17:28 

KDVR

[ FOX Denver ]

New Aurora VA hospital won't serve as many as old hospital...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96Wrkq5hhxw WASHINGTON -- Officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday the new hospital being built in Aurora will not be able to serve as many veterans as before....

 2018-01-17 16:19 

Maui News

VA resource event planned today...

The directors of the Veterans Affairs Pacific Island Health Care System and the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, or Punchbowl, are hosting a Department of Veterans Affairs Eligibility & Resource Fair from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at The Salvation Ar...

 2018-01-17 14:59 

Buffalo News

Interim director named for VA Buffalo system...

Michael Swartz has been selected as interim health care system director for the Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System and w......

 2018-01-17 12:42 

Federal News Radio

How VA is beginning the 10-year push to adopt a new electronic health record...

The Department of Veterans Affairs is creating data migration and workflow plans for a new electronic health records system....

 2018-01-17 05:00 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

VA apologizes after surgery that allegedly left scalpel inside veteran for years...

The Veterans Affairs Department has apologized following an incident where a scalpel was allegedly left inside the bo......

 2018-01-17 04:51 

Valley News

[ NH ]

VA Says It Won't Study Medical Marijuana's Effect on Veterans...

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an......

 2018-01-17 04:11 

Republican-American

Danbury man chosen to lead veterans agency...

HARTFORD Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is nominating Thomas J. Saadi to serve as the commissioner of the state Department of Veterans Affairs. Saadi, 48, of Danbury has been serving in an acting ca......

 2018-01-17 03:18 

FOX Salt Lake City

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-17 01:47 

KDVR

[ FOX Denver ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-17 01:31 

WPMT

[ FOX Harrisburg ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-17 00:47 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Veteran in excruciating pain says a VA hospital scalpel found in his abdomen...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-17 00:45 

Daily News

Former Veterans Affairs worker from Whittier to plead guilty to taking bribes for covering up $11 million fraud scheme...

Whittier resident Ralph Tillman, 58, agreed to plead guilty to the two felony offenses and admitted to taking more than $250,000 in bribes....

 2018-01-17 00:44 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

Veteran Sues After Scalpel Found Inside His Body 4 Years After Surgery...

Glenford Turner had surgery in 2013 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut. Four years later, according to a new lawsuit, doctors discovered that a sharp metal surgical instrument had been accidentally left inside the Army veteran's body. "...

 2018-01-17 00:05 

Fox St. Louis

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 23:55 

FOX West Michigan

[ Grand Rapids ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 23:15 

KSWB

[ FOX San Diego ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 23:02 

WJW

[ Cleveland ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 22:57 

FOX Sacramento

Veteran Says He Found VA Hospital Scalpel in His Abdomen after Excruciating MRI...

An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 22:54 

KGW

Army vet sues VA over scalpel found in his body years after surgery...

An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital....

 2018-01-16 22:47 

WSHU

Veteran Sues After Scalpel Found Inside His Body 4 Years After Surgery...

Glenford Turner had surgery in 2013 at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut. Four years later, according to a new lawsuit, doctors discovered that a sharp metal surgical instrument had been accidentally left inside the Army veteran's body. "...

 2018-01-16 22:30 

WDAF

[ FOX Kansas city ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 22:24 

WITI

[ Milwaukee ]

Veteran says he found VA hospital scalpel in his abdomen after excruciating MRI...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. An Army veteran is suing a Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital after he says doctors found a scalpel that had been left in his body four years earlier....

 2018-01-16 20:48 

KDVR

[ FOX Denver ]

Aurora VA hospital on track for August opening, congressman says...

AURORA, Colo. -- After years of delays and claims of gross mismanagement, the new Veterans Affairs medical center in Aurora is scheduled to open in August, Rep. Mike Coffman said on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 20:44 

San Jose Mercury

VA says it won't study medical marijuana's effect on veterans...

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternativ...

 2018-01-16 20:41 

Sputnik International

US Veteran Sues Govt After Surgeons Discover Scalpel Left in His Body for Years...

A US Army veteran has sued the Department of Veterans Affairs after surgeons discovered a scalpel forgotten inside his body during an operation four years prior....

 2018-01-16 20:18 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Town hall scheduled for U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs in Vincennes...

Local veterans and their families have the chance to give feedback regarding the health care system....

 2018-01-16 19:50 

Norwich Bulletin

Malloy taps acting veterans affairs commissioner for top job...

HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has nominated Thomas J. Saadi, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, as Connecticut's Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner.The 48-year-old Danbury resident has been the agency's acting commissioner since O...

 2018-01-16 18:31 

The CT Mirror

Malloy names Thomas J. Saadi to lead Veterans Affairs...

Thomas J. Saadi, an Army Reserve officer who has held senior jobs in the state Department of Veterans Affairs for nearly three years, was named Tuesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as his choice to lead the department as commissioner. Saadi has been acting co...

 2018-01-16 18:26 

KTRK-TV ABC Houston

Army vet sues VA hospital over scalpel left in body after surgery...

An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital....

 2018-01-16 18:24 

CBS Connecticut

[ WTIC ]

Malloy Taps Acting Veterans Affairs Commissioner For Top Job...

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has nominated Thomas J. Saadi, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, as Connecticut's Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner....

 2018-01-16 18:18 

News Times

Danbury City Council's Saadi nominated to head state Veterans Affairs department...
 2018-01-16 18:10 

WFSB

Malloy taps acting veterans affairs commissioner for top job...

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has nominated Thomas J. Saadi, a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, as Connecticut's Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner....

 2018-01-16 17:58 

US News & World Report

Malloy Taps Acting Veterans Affairs Commissioner for Top Job...

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominates acting Department of Veterans Affairs commissioner for the agency's top job....

 2018-01-16 17:55 

Denver Post

VA says it won't study medical marijuana's effect on veterans...

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain....

 2018-01-16 17:26 

WTNH

Malloy selects Saadi as Veterans Affairs Commissioner...

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced Tuesday his nomination for the new Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affai......

 2018-01-16 17:09 

The Fayetteville Observer

VA says it won't study medical marijuana's effect on veterans...

The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will not conduct research into whether medical marijuana could help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, as veterans groups are pushing for the use of the drug as an alternativ...

 2018-01-16 13:47 

WXIN

[ FOX Indianapolis ]

Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital. Bridgeport resident Glenford Turner says the scalpel was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-...

 2018-01-16 13:26 

Korea Times

Canadian veterans to join Imjin Classic...

Three Canadian veterans of the Korean War will visit Imjin River in the nation's border city of Paju to join an ice hockey revival event in commemoration for the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs sai...

 2018-01-16 13:25 

CBS Boston

Army Vet Sues VA Over Scalpel Left In Body After Surgery...

An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital....

 2018-01-16 13:18 

Republican-American

Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery...

NEW HAVEN (AP) — An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital. Bridgeport resident Glenford Turner says the scalpel was only d......

 2018-01-16 12:13 

WCVB

Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery...

An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital....

 2018-01-16 10:33 

Fox 25 Boston

Connecticut veteran sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery...
 2018-01-16 10:10 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

Veteran Sues VA Department For Surgery That Left Scalpel In His Body...

A veteran filed a lawsuit against a Connecticut hospital claiming a scalpel was left in his body for four years after his surgery, reports said Monday.Faxon Law Group filed the lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs on behalf of 61-year-old Un...

 2018-01-16 09:49 

KPTV

[ FOX Portland, OR ]

Army vet says VA hospital left scalpel in body after 2013 surgery...

An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain....

 2018-01-16 05:19 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery...

An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery is suing a veterans affairs hospital....

 2018-01-16 05:09 

The Weekly Standard

Fact Check: Did Trump End a VA Program for Homeless Vets?...

Holmes Lybrand An article published on December 6, 2017, claimed that Donald Trump's administration had cut a Veterans Affairs program for homeless veterans while the number of homeless veterans increased. "Trump ends homeless vets program as thei...

 2018-01-16 02:09 

US News & World Report

VA Holding Health Care Town Hall Wednesday in Vincennes...

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs has scheduled a town hall in southwestern Indiana this week to discuss the VA health care system....

 2018-01-16 02:09 

Washington Times

VA holding health care town hall Wednesday in Vincennes...

VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) - The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs has scheduled a town hall in southwestern Indiana this week to discuss the VA health care system. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1157 at 2401 Ha...

 2018-01-16 00:43 

Statesman.com

Central Texas VA reports big drop in narcotic prescription rates...

Department of Veterans Affairs doctors are prescribing significantly fewer narcotic painkillers to p......

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