DoD, VA Still Struggle with Diagnosing, Treating Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

DoD, VA Still Struggle with Diagnosing, Treating Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Diagnosing and treating mild traumatic brain injury continues to pose challenges for clinicians, TBI experts told lawmakers.
Feb 09, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post
New Research Addresses Unique Challenges to Brain Health Faced by Servicemembers

New Research Addresses Unique Challenges to Brain Health Faced by Servicemembers

Neuroscientists are tackling some of the challenges to brain health predominantly experienced by servicemembers – and that has important implications for the broader population.
Feb 09, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post
Retired Naval Officer Prepares Nursing School Students to Treat Military Personnel, Veterans

Retired Naval Officer Prepares Nursing School Students to Treat Military Personnel, Veterans

By Stephen Spotswood AUBURN, AL—As more and more veterans begin seeking care in the civilian sector, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that medical centers and educational
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post
We are not makers of history. We are made by history

We are not makers of history. We are made by history

—The Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968) I find this quote by Dr. King particularly poignant as I reflect back on my own career as
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 comments | View Post
  • Other Recent Articles

  • Chemotherapy Use Declines for Breast Cancer Patients

    With growing concern about overtreatment of breast cancer as outcomes have improved over time, not much research has been performed on how chemotherapy use and oncologists’ recommendations have changed in recent years.

    Feb 09, 2018 | View Article

  • Laparoscopic, Robotic Surgeries Equivalent for Pancreatic Cancer

    Pancreatic cancer patients increasingly are receiving minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy (MIPD).

    Feb 09, 2018 | View Article

  • Advanced NSCLC Patients Still Receive Aggressive Treatment

    Aggressive care for cancer patients appears to be increasing at the end of life, and the VA is part of that trend, according to a new study.

    Feb 09, 2018 | View Article

  • Is Stroke Hospitalization Higher for Mentally Ill Veterans?

    A recent study raises questions about whether stroke survivors with severe mental illness are at risk for increased nonpsychiatric hospitalization at the VHA compared to stroke survivors without prior psychiatric diagnoses.

    Jan 12, 2018 | View Article