Category: U.S. Medicine Direct Newsletter

April 2014 Direct

APRIL ISSUE U.S. MEDICINE NEWS UPDATE A New Campaign Seeks to Raise TBI Awareness WASHINGTON – The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) has launched a new Initiative to increase awareness about brain injuries. The multi-year initiative, “A Head… Read More

March 2014 Direct

MARCH ISSUE U.S. MEDICINE NEWS UPDATE President’s Budget Proposal Seeks VA Funding Increase WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama proposed a $163.9 billion FY 2015 budget for VA, which is a 6.5% increase over FY 2014. The budget includes $68.4 billion… Read More

February 2014 Direct

FEBRUARY ISSUE U.S. MEDICINE NEWS UPDATE Controversy Surrounds FDA Approval of New Opioid Analgesic SAN DIEGO – The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a new opioid analgesic continues to produce controversy. Late last year, attorneys general from 28 states… Read More

January 2014 Direct

JANUARY ISSUE U.S. MEDICINE NEWS UPDATE DoD Announces New Sexual Assault Prevention Director WASHINGTON – DoD announced this week that Maj. Gen. Jeffrey J. Snow will become the new director of the DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office in… Read More