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 2017-09-19 21:20 

Newsmax

Documents Contradict VA Claims Dogs Were Adopted Instead of Killed for Experiments... +

A Veterans Affairs medical center in Cleveland appears to have downplayed the number of dogs killed in medical research experiments earlier this year by claiming they were all adopted to families when some were in fact killed, the facility's internal ...

 2017-09-19 15:41 

cleveland.com

Federal government transfers title of former Veterans Affairs hospital campus to Brecksville ... +
 2017-09-19 12:05 

USA Today

[ Opinion ]

Former Navy physician: The VA doesn't need to experiment on dogs... +

A retired rear admiral of the U.S. Navy comments on Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin's claim of needing to continue research on dogs....

 2017-09-19 04:23 

Valley News

[ NH ]

Hearing Examines Complaints at N.H. VA... +

Pembroke, n.h. The regional director for veterans hospitals across New England faced criticism om Monday as a congressional subcommittee began examining problems at the Manchester VA Medical Center.The House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on......

 2017-09-18 19:26 

News12.com

[ Westchester ]

VA pulls funding from homeless veterans... +

A housing group serving homeless veterans in the Hudson Valley is facing closure after the Department of Veterans Affairs suddenly pulled its funding....

 2017-09-18 19:26 

News12.com

[ Westchester ]

Housing group serving homeless HV vets faces closure... +

A housing group that serves homeless veterans in the Hudson Valley is now facing closure after the Department of Veterans Affairs suddenly pulled its funding....

 2017-09-18 17:22 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

Hearing examines complaints about veterans hospital... +

PEMBROKE, N.H. (AP) — The regional director for veterans hospitals across New England is facing criticism for his role in problems at the Manchester VA Medical Center. The House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation held a field he...

 2017-09-18 13:02 

WMUR

[ NH ]

Hearing regarding Manchester VA hospital set for Monday... +

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster will hear from officials at the Manchester veterans affairs medical center, including a physician who filed a whistleblower complaint, as......

 2017-09-18 13:00 

WMUR

[ NH ]

Field hearing on Manchester VA Medical Center set for Monday... +

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster will hear from officials at the Manchester veterans affairs medical center, including a physician who filed a whistleblower complaint, as she convenes a field hearing of a House subcommittee in Pembroke....

 2017-09-18 04:04 

Washington Times

Kuster leads field hearing on Manchester veterans hospital... +

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster will hear from officials at the Manchester veterans affairs medical center, including a physician who filed a whistleblower complaint, as she convenes a field hearing of a House subcommittee in Pembroke....

 2017-09-18 04:04 

US News & World Report

Kuster Leads Field Hearing on Manchester Veterans Hospital... +

U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster will hear from officials at the Manchester veterans affairs medical center as she convenes a field hearing of a House subcommittee in Pembroke....

 2017-09-17 23:00 

The Commercial Appeal

Cohen: Mobilizing the VA for better care in Memphis... +

Memphis Congressman says new Veterans Affairs leaders here and in Washington are addressing medical center problems....

 2017-09-17 20:48 

Washington Times

New South Bend-area VA clinic set for opening... +

A new Veterans Affairs Clinic for the South Bend area is set to start serving its first patients....

 2017-09-17 19:55 

The Daily Caller

EXCLUSIVE: Former VA Surgeon: Here's How The VA Manipulates Stats To Make Hospitals Look Good... +

A surgeon who worked at the Department of Veterans Affairs for decades is alleging that hospital administrators across the country are manipulating statistics....

 2017-09-17 09:09 

Fox News

[ US ]

US veterans' suicide rates highest in West, rural areas... +

The Western U.S. and rural areas have the highest rate of veteran suicides, according to data released by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday....

 2017-09-17 04:00 

Scranton Times Tribune

VETERANS... +

VA to host town hall session The Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center town hall for veterans, family members and the public, 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at VFW Post 5642, 16972 Route 706, Montrose. Post 6082 sets pork dinner Shopa-Davey VFW Post 6082 pork and...

 2017-09-16 09:25 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Suicide among military veteran highest in western US, rural areas: report... +

A report published by the Department of Veterans Affairs said ex-officers from Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and other western states show high levels of suicide tendency....

 2017-09-16 01:04 

Poughkeepsie Journal

VA: Homeless vets will receive services if Hudson River Housing ends program... +

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs say Hudson Valleys homeless veterans shouldn't worry about being left out in the cold....

 2017-09-15 04:00 

EurekAlert

People with schizophrenia left out of longevity revolution... +

A team of researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System have analyzed all eight published longitudinal studies of mortality in schizophrenia that met their strict research criteria an...

 2017-09-14 22:48 

The Huffington Post

VA Broken Promise Harms Veteran and Costs Jobs... +

Trusting the Department of Veterans Affairs and not seeking outside assistance can hurt veterans. Meet Joe Stahurski. Experts like Joe made avia......

 2017-09-14 04:00 

EurekAlert

Repealing ACA would leave more veterans uninsured, increase pressure on VA... +

Talk continues among some policymakers about whether to repeal or replace the federal Affordable Care Act. A new study finds that such action could increase the demand for service in the Veterans Affairs medical system, while also increasing the number of...

 2017-09-13 09:00 

LifeZette

New Hope for the Prevention of Veteran and Military Suicides... +

Once every 72 minutes. That's how often U.S. military veterans kill themselves. According to theDepartment of Veterans Affairs, some 20 veterans committed...

 2017-09-13 06:35 

US News & World Report

Kentucky Veterans Affairs Commissioner Nominated as Marshal... +

President Donald Trump has nominated Kentucky's veterans affairs commissioner to be U.S. marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky....

 2017-09-13 06:35 

Washington Times

Kentucky veterans affairs commissioner nominated as marshal... +

President Donald Trump has nominated Kentucky's veterans affairs commissioner to be U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Kentucky....

 2017-09-12 17:29 

US News & World Report

New VA Clinic to Be on Edge of Downtown Cody... +

A new Veterans Affairs clinic is coming to the edge of downtown Cody....

 2017-09-12 17:04 

The Daily Caller

VA Secretary Says Dog Research Must Continue To Help Disabled Vets... +

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin warned Congress on Tuesday of the consequences of banning dog experiments at the VA....

 2017-09-11 12:00 

Nextgov

Technology Could Enable Better Suicide Prevention for Veterans... +

To better take care of high-risk patients, the Veterans Affairs Department needs to get technology that frees up caregivers\' time....

 2017-09-09 15:51 

New Haven Register

Standing Rock Sioux get grant for tribal veterans cemetery... +

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will receive a $4.9 million grant for a tribal veterans cemetery near Fort Yates.The money comes from the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration.The 8-acres site to be known as t...

 2017-09-08 21:00 

Star Telegram

I served for 8 years, then waited 8 months for a VA appointment... +

If the Department of Veterans Affairs is unable to provide high quality and timely health care for veterans, they need to let them go elsewhere....

 2017-09-08 15:46 

US News & World Report

Report: Tomah VA Staff Failed to Report Hygiene Lapse... +

A new report released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general says staff at the Tomah VA Medical Center failed to report a dentist who used improperly sterilized equipment, potentially exposing hundreds of patients to infection....

 2017-09-08 15:46 

Washington Times

Report: Tomah VA staff failed to report hygiene lapse... +

A new report released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general says staff at the Tomah VA Medical Center failed to report a dentist who used improperly sterilized equipment, potentially exposing hundreds of patients to infection....

 2017-09-08 15:21 

The Daily Caller

VA Surgeons Accidentally Embedded A Piece Of Plastic In A Veteran's Artery... +

Department of Veterans Affairs surgeons accidentally embedded a piece of plastic tubing in a veteran's leg, which later had to be amputated....

 2017-09-08 02:50 

Concord Monitor

[ NH ]

VA report criticizes stroke care at Manchester facility... +

Stroke patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center have received substandard care, including a failure to transfer them to another facility that could provide the necessary tests and treatment, according to a report released......

 2017-09-07 21:24 

US News & World Report

VA Report Criticizes Stroke Care at Manchester Facility... +

A report by the Department of Veterans Affairs has concluded that stroke victims at its Manchester facility received substandard care, including a failure to transfer them to another facility that could provide the necessary test and treatment....

 2017-09-07 20:11 

The Hill

The VA must do its duty to help veteran-owned small businesses... +

For too long, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has circumvented a policy known as VETS First, refusing to give preference to veteran-owned small businesses despite being directed to by Congress, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and t...

 2017-09-06 01:26 

The Gazette

[ Colorado Springs ]

VA watchdog finds some problems at Colorado benefits office... +

DENVER A federal watchdog agency says a Denver-area office of the Veterans Affairs Department made mistakes on some benefit claims and processed others late, but no system-wide problems were found. The VA's Office of Inspector General said Tuesday it rev...

 2017-09-05 23:48 

Newsmax

Opposition Grows to Bill Banning Dog Testing at VA... +

The American Legion has urged the Senate to eliminate language from a major spending bill that would ban most medical testing on dogs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Washington Examiner reported on Tuesday....

 2017-09-05 22:43 

RT.com

Dead veterans received $38mn due to inaccurate VA reports watchdog... +

The Social Security Administration has continued to pay benefits to 746 US military veterans long after they were dead, due to inaccurate death records provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, the agencys inspector general revealed. ...

 2017-09-03 13:52 

New Haven Register

Rhode Island focuses on help for jailed vets upon release... +

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island state agencies are working together to help incarcerated veterans who will soon be released.Director of Veterans Affairs Kasim Yarn says he's in sync with Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo's goal to give everyone a...

 2017-09-03 11:00 

Manila Bulletin

Victory Day in Baguio... +

Baguio City officials (right photo) led by Rep. Mark Go, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office Undersecretary Ernesto Carolina, Mayor Mauricio Domogan, and Councilor Leandro Yangot, Jr. offer a wreath before the war memorial at the Veterans Park, Baguio City...

 2017-09-03 10:44 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Rhode Island focuses on help for jailed vets upon release new... +

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island state agencies are working together to help incarcerated veterans who will soon be released.The state's director of veterans affairs has partnered with officials from other state agencies to contact veterans while...

 2017-09-02 20:01 

The Fayetteville Observer

Fayetteville VA to host town hall Friday... +

The Fayetteville VA Medical Center will host a town hall for members of the public on Friday. Local Department of Veterans Affairs officials will be on hand for veterans, family members and the public to ask questions and voice concerns about VA care.The ...

 2017-09-01 09:00 

CBC

Veterans see access to medical marijuana curtailed over doctors' concerns... +

Veterans who use medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress disorder are having to go outside the network of clinics sanctioned by Veterans Affairs to get the drug due to concerns by doctors at the clinics about its effectiveness....

 2017-08-31 22:30 

Federal News Radio

Feedback surveys play key role in VAs telehealth expansion... +

Surveys and feedback are a key part of the Veterans Affairs Department's customer experience strategy and its plan to expand telehealth services....

 2017-08-31 21:34 

Scranton Times Tribune

County honors retiring veterans affairs director Tuffy, introduces new director... +

The evidence of Robert Bob Tuffys tireless work on behalf of area veterans is in the numbers. Tuffy retires today as director of Lackawanna Countys Veterans Affairs Office, leaving a long legacy during his roughly 10-year tenure....

 2017-08-30 23:51 

Fox 10 Phoenix

VA hospitals across Texas send nurses to assist at Houston VA Medical Center... +

The VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas says 20 of its nurses have headed to Houston to relieve the staff at Houston's beleaguered Veterans Affairs hospital. ...

 2017-08-30 23:51 

FOX 26 Houston

VA hospitals across Texas send nurses to assist at Houston VA Medical Center... +

The VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas says 20 of its nurses have headed to Houston to relieve the staff at Houston's beleaguered Veterans Affairs hospital. ...

 2017-08-30 20:08 

National Post

The Latest: Nurses head to Houston to help VA hospital... +

3:05 p.m. The VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas says 20 of its nurses have headed to Houston to relieve the staff at Houston’s beleaguered Veterans Affairs hospital. The team will join a 25-member team from the Austin-based Central Texas V...

 2017-08-30 19:31 

CBS St. Louis

Confederate Monument Vandalized in Springfield Before President Trumps Speech... +

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs confirms that someone vandalized the statue, and the Greene County Sheriff's Department is investigating. ...

 2017-08-30 18:09 

Philadelphia Inquirer

After 23 years of addiction, 'Mom Dukes' now helps veterans survive... +

Jodi Savits, who struggled with drug addiction for 23 years, now helps military veterans fight addictions and depression as the award-winning director of the Fresh Start transitional recovery home at Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center....

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