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Archive for June 2013
WASHINGTON — In the wake of a recent federal report finding that schedules have been delayed and costs substantially increased for VA medical construction projects in Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando and New Orleans, a key legislator called the agency’s construction program “dysfunctional.”
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN — A recent deployment to Afghanistan was unexpected,but welcomed by Navy Lt. Cmdr. Josephine Hessert, DO.
“It was a little short notice; someone else was unable to go at the last minute,” recalls Hessert, who was stationed at Naval Hospital Bremerton, WA, as an ER staff physician. “It was a little unfortunate for the other physician, but I was thrilled to be able to go.”
VA Researchers Find Sex-Based Differences in Disorder
SAN FRANCISCO — Why are women so much more likely than men to develop post-traumatic stress disorder? The answer could be differences in the way men and women develop fear responses, according to VA researchers.
Hypopituitarism May Cause Insomnia, Reduced Libido, Depression
SEATTLE — For the 30% of warriors with concussive injuries whose symptoms fail to resolve in a few months, recent research offers new hope.
SAN CARLOS, CA — A mobile health application that helps families manage their healthcare is the grand-prizewinner of the HHS Healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge.
Tool Can Help Prevent Compassion Fatigue or ‘Secondary Traumatic Stress’
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCHORD, WA— One of the most insidious things about trauma is that its effects can spread far beyond the initial event.
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