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Archive for May 16th 2012
From an old Army ballad made famous in a speech by Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
That song was sung proudly by troops at the turn of the last century; it was believed to have originated in Britain around 1900 and adapted into an American version during World War I.
When is a cancer patient too old to benefit from a surgical procedure? An answer to that question has been hard to find. Now, researchers from the Minneapolis VAMC are providing data and guidelines to help physicians and surgeons determine optimal treatments for colon and lung cancers.
Rural veterans with hepatitis C (HCV) could live hours from a medical center that provides specialty treatment for the disease. Through the VA Connecticut Healthcare System’s telemedicine initiative, however, specialists are training primary-care practitioners to deliver high quality HCV care close to home for patients.
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