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Archive for May 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S. military continues to use improper processes to diagnose significant numbers of servicemembers with pre-existing personality disorders (PD) and then discharge them, according to government documents obtained by an advocacy group.
WASHINGTON — Proposed increases to TRICARE fees are drawing fire once again from beneficiary groups and members of Congress.
FORT KNOX, KY — For Lt. Col. Shaun Bailey, his work as chief of the drug testing branch at the Army Center for Substance Abuse Programs is part of a mission that has inspired his military career.
- Metformin/Statin Combination Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk
- Prostate Cancer, Heart Disease Could Have Shared Causes
- Calcium Intake Shows Promise in Reducing Prostate Cancer Risk
GAINESVILLE, FL — Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the fourth most common diagnosis among VA patients over 50 years old, has changed radically in the last 15 years, with better management and medications making surgery a less-attractive option in most cases.
Since a report last year of the Army Dismounted Complex Blast Injury Task Force documented a sharp increase in the number of genitourinary (GU) injuries among U.S. warriors in Afghanistan, the DoD has taken several steps to better meet the healthcare needs of these fighters — but much remains to be done.
Most Popular Stories
- Many Healthcare Providers Lose VA Retention Bonuses
- Federal Medicine Organizational Meetings — Tarred with the Same Brush?
- Despite Formulary, High-Cost Diabetes Drug Use Varies Widely Across VA Facilities
- Report Says Administration Faces Hard Choices For Veterans Programs
- Physician Overcomes TBI to Return to Active-Duty Medicine
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