VA Seeks to Speed Up Adoption of Alternative Treatments for PTSD

VA Seeks to Speed Up Adoption of Alternative Treatments for PTSD

By Sandra Basu WASHINGTON—VA is moving faster than it “ever has” when it comes to making complementary and integrative health (CIH) services available to veterans
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Mail Order Pharmacy Policies Put Nearly Half of Veterans with HIV at Risk of Missing Doses

Mail Order Pharmacy Policies Put Nearly Half of Veterans with HIV at Risk of Missing Doses

By Annette M. Boyle MADISON, WI—Antiretroviral medications have transformed HIV from a death sentence into a chronic disease, but the drugs’ effectiveness depends on rigorous
Jul 07, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post
Treating Bladder Symptoms Appears to Reduce Falls in VA’s MS Patients

Treating Bladder Symptoms Appears to Reduce Falls in VA’s MS Patients

Many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience both falls and bladder dysfunction. In the past, those were generally considered common – but probably unrelated –
Jul 07, 2017 | 0 comments | View Post
Money can’t buy life

Money can’t buy life

My wife, Pam, and I recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. For our celebration, we decided to give each other a trip to Las Vegas.
Jul 07, 2017 | 2 comments | View Post
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