VFW Report: 91% of Veterans Recommend VA Care to Others

VFW Report: 91% of Veterans Recommend VA Care to Others

WASHINGTON—What a difference a year makes. The 2019 “Our Care” report from the Veterans of Foreign Wars found that 91% of veterans surveyed recommend VA care to other veterans, up nearly 15% from last year’s 80%. In addition, three-quarters of those veterans said that...

PTSD Increases Risk of Early Stroke, TIA in Young Veterans

More Significant Risk Factor than Diabetes, Sleep Apnea CHAPEL HILL, NC—Developing posttraumatic stress disorder as a young adult doubles a veteran’s risk of a transient ischemic attack before middle age, according to a new study. The research, published in the Stroke...

VAMCs Continue to Lag in HCP Flu Vaccine Mandates

ANN ARBOR, MI—The VA continues to lag behind community hospitals in mandating annual influenza vaccine for all healthcare personal, a new study suggested. The report in JAMA Network Open said requiring HCP vaccination against the flu helps limit disease spread to...

Seeing Combat Can Make Aging More Difficult for Veterans

PORTLAND, OR—Being exposed to combat makes a significant difference in how military veterans fare during aging, according to a new study, which also found that the experience increases the risk for depression and anxiety later in life. “There are a lot factors of...

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