WASHINGTON — Despite continuing criticism over cost overruns and lengthy delays in building four new VA medical centers, a VA official told lawmakers that “the way the Office of Construction and Facility Management is doing business today has changed significantly” since those projects were first undertaken.
WASHINGTON — To avoid disruption of veteran services in situations such as October’s government shutdown, advocacy groups and leaders of the House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committees are pushing for legislation that would fund all VA programs a year in advance.
BOSTON — As disturbing as April’s Boston Marathon bombing was for all Americans, Boston-area military veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were especially affected, experiencing flashbacks, unwanted memories and other psychological issues.
PITTSBURGH, PA — Insomnia and other sleep disorders, which affect one out of every two servicemembers or veterans who have been involved in recent military operations, complicate co-morbid conditions and can be difficult to manage.
SAN FRANCISCO — A mandatory vaccine program could attenuate at least some of the effect of acute respiratory infection (ARI) exposures among providers, according to a report from the Respiratory Protection Effectiveness Clinical Trial (ResPECT).
SILVER SPRING, MD — How willing would deployed U.S. military personnel be to receive a hypothetical avian influenza vaccine?
DENVER — Personalized attention from a pharmacist increases medication adherence in patients to nearly 90% in the year following hospitalization for acute coronary syndrome (ACS), according to a recent study.