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WASHINGTON - The new plan to develop a joint DoD, VA iEHR is a "lower risk, lower cost path," agency officials told a congressional committee.
Despite efforts to stem the tide of suicides among current and former military personnel, new reports suggest the number of veterans and active-duty servicemembers taking their own lives is going up, not down, as officials had hoped.
How common is multiple sclerosis among U.S. military personnel and veterans from the Gulf War era?
Research presented this month at the Second Annual Scientific Symposium on Lung Health after Deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan indicates that some of the lung disease seen in returning warriors may be caused by a surprising and ubiquitous agent - dust.
Lawmakers are demanding answers from VA in the wake of a national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that as many as five veterans may have died over the past two years from Legionnaire’s Disease (LD) linked to the Pittsburgh VAMC.
A new VA and DoD scheme to deliver a shared electronic health record solution faster than originally planned is drawing the ire of federal lawmakers.
Servicemembers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are exhibiting symptoms consistent with chronic multisymptom illness (CMI), formerly known as Gulf War Syndrome, according to a recent report from the Institute of Medicine (IoM).
Technology Update: Many of the changes at VA over the last several years have been in furtherance of resource management - finding ways to more efficiently use the money, facilities, and healthcare resources provided to them. This includes one of the most precious of commodities: physicians’ time.
Against the backdrop of an uptick in suicides in its ranks, the Army announced that it is developing a campaign to increase mental health resilience among troops.
Low serum vitamin D levels in the months preceding diagnosis may predict a high risk of premenopausal breast cancer, according to a prospective study led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
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