Forum Describes Alternatives to Treat Veteran Pain

Forum Describes Alternatives to Treat Veteran Pain

A pilot program integrating complementary and integrative health approaches in pain management and mental health services at 15 VA facilities has the potential to help
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Goolsby Uses Variety of Tools to Prepare Military Physicians for Challenging Roles

Goolsby Uses Variety of Tools to Prepare Military Physicians for Challenging Roles

Maj. Craig Goolsby, MD, wears a lot of hats at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).
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Increasing Use of Community Care Risks Poor Coordination With VA

Increasing Use of Community Care Risks Poor Coordination With VA

In less than a decade, the number of veterans receiving care at community health centers rose 43%, in part reflecting increased access to local providers
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“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” —Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968)

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” —Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968)

I recently took in the movie “Hacksaw Ridge” with my wife. Starring Andrew Garfield and directed by Mel Gibson, the movie dramatizes the heroics of
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