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Archive for January 10th 2012
WASHINGTON — Frustrated by the numerous reports of veterans unable to receive timely mental healthcare at VA facilities, legislators have called for the VA Office of the Inspector General to conduct a formal audit of wait times.
WASHINGTON — With the swearing in of Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho, RN, as the Army’s 43rd surgeon general, for the first time a woman or a nurse has been officially in command of the Army’s largest medical organization. Horoho is both.
SAN ANTONIO, TX--Kidney injuries have dramatically increased death rates in military personnel evacuated to burn units in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world, I know because I have done it thousands of times
As an anesthesiologist, on a purely pragmatic level, it is hard not to bear some animosity toward those who smoke.
WASHINGTON — Reports about suicide prevention constantly focus on the difficulty veterans have in receiving mental healthcare, even though the suicide rate is dropping.
WASHINGTON — VA’s program of giving out bonuses as retention incentives has been conducted without appropriate guidance or oversight, and many were handed out without regard for employee reviews, according to an audit conducted by the VA Inspector General’s Office.
WASHINGTON — Congress is considering legislation to strengthen the ability of tribal law-enforcement agencies to address the epidemic of sexual assaults and domestic violence against women in their communities.
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