Service Dog Program Benefits Veterans and Their Pets

Service Dog Program Benefits Veterans and Their Pets

When Lindsey Stanek moved from Texas to New Mexico in 2010 with her then-husband, Jim,

Apr 07, 2016 | View Article
VA Care Reverses Racial Disparities in Coronary Heart Disease, Mortality

VA Care Reverses Racial Disparities in Coronary Heart Disease, Mortality

In the United States, blacks experience higher mortality than whites, in general.

Apr 07, 2016 | View Article
Caring for Older Women Veterans Presents Unique Challenges

Caring for Older Women Veterans Presents Unique Challenges

When it comes to health issues, older female veterans aren’t always like other women,

Apr 06, 2016 | View Article
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile

For some time now, I have had the privilege of expressing my opinions on federal medicine within U.S. Medicine as the editor-in-chief.

Apr 05, 2016 | View Article
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  • Glaucoma Increases Cataract Surgery Complications

    JAMAICA PLAINS, MA — A new VA study compared visual acuity outcomes, vision-related quality of life and complications related to cataract surgery in eyes with and without glaucoma. The retrospective cohort study was published recently in the American Journal of… Read More

    Apr 07, 2016 | View Article

  • Letter To The Editor

    Dear Dr. Buckenmaier, I’m a gynecologist, working part-time since 2004, at the VA in Fresno. I was an attending with the UCSF Ob/Gyn Fresno Residency Training Program for 20 years and am doing this job as I fade slowly toward… Read More

    Apr 07, 2016 | View Article

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Advocates Describe Difficulties in Getting Gulf War Illness Diagnosis

    Advocates Describe Difficulties in Getting Gulf War Illness Diagnosis

    Legislators Agree That Research on Causes Needs to Continue By Sandra Basu WASHINGTON — Veterans are experiencing a high number of denials of Gulf War Illness-related claims at least partly because the condition “presents itself in a way that is… Read More

    Apr 07, 2016 | View Article

  • How Does Serious Hypoglycemia Relate to Atherosclerosis?

    PHOENIX — Is serious hypoglycemia associated with progression of atherosclerosis in veterans? An investigation published recently in the journal Diabetes Care sought to answer that question and came up with a mixed answer.1 Researchers from the Phoenix VA Health Care… Read More

    Apr 07, 2016 | View Article

  • Do you think the VA pays enough to always attract high-quality physicians?

    Please read this article and participate in this month’s online opinion poll: Do you think the VA pays enough to always attract high-quality physicians? Yes No Not Sure Current Results

    Apr 06, 2016 | View Article