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DALLAS — The ability for VA hospitals to remotely track the vital signs of patients has been around for longer than a decade, but it always has been limited by cost and technology.
WASHINGTON — Only weeks after Tracy Keil and her husband, Matt, were married in 2007, he was shot in the neck while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq.
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MINNEAPOLIS — For primary care providers in the VA healthcare system, the use of opioid therapy to alleviate chronic pain requires an ongoing balance of risks and benefits for each patient, a challenge made more difficult by the sheer number of veterans seeking treatment.
Sergeant Major of the Army Recounts How He Overcame PTSD: IoM Report Calls for Annual Screening by DoD
WASHINGTON —Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III said he was faced with his “own mortality” in Iraq in 2004, when a rocket blew up in the room where he was.
SAN DIEGO NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER, CA — Thanks to the work of physicians here and at a select number of facilities around the country, the paradigm of how scars are treated might be shifting.
A new study suggests that providing more telemental health could have an especially beneficial effect on treatment of rural veterans with PTSD.1
WASHINGTON — When receiving care in a hospital, suicidal patients could take advantage of anything from bedding to belts to kill themselves.
SAN DIEGO — What is an appropriate blood glucose level for patients with diabetes?
While continuous positive airway pressure therapy (CPAP) improves rest and conditions related to sleep disruption, it has another benefit especially important to patients: an improvement in sexual function and satisfaction.
ANN ARBOR, MI — VA clinicians may be doing too good of a job of controlling blood pressure in patients with diabetes, according to research suggesting that as many as 8% of those veterans may have been overtreated.
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