Deployment Really Can Give You a Pain in the Gut. The VA Is Researching It
That pain is real, and it can cause other serious issues.
VA Will Now Let You Go to Civilian Urgent Care Doctors
The expansion of the VA's private-care network makes it easier to see a civilian doctor for many services.
VA's Medical Foster Home Program Offers an Alternative to a Nursing Home
The program offers individualized care in a home setting.
VA Makes It Easier to Share Your Health Information with Private Doctors
An update to the VA's Blue Button system makes sharing health info with your personal doctor easier
Veterans Resume Court Fight Over 'Non-VA Emergency Care' Costs
A non-profit has sued the VA for not reimbursing veterans for emergency care expenses.
DOD, VA & UCSD Study New Treatment For Binge Eating
Binge eating affects approximately 1/5 of active duty personnel & results in higher health-care costs & decreased readiness
Isakson Vows 'Blue Water' Relief; Trump Inflates Choice
Still no solution on extending benefits for sailors affected by agent orange, and Choice act gets some funding
After Hurricane Florence: Status of VA & Other Federal Assistance
What is the status of VA operations in affected areas? What federal assistance is being offered?
What Is The Burn Pit Registry?
If you served in Iraq or Afghanistan you want to know about the Burn Pit Registry.
An Interesting News Week for Veterans
There were four notable news developments for military veterans in Washington DC this past week, potentially impacting vetera...
Flying on One Leg: Disabled Veteran Conquers the Slopes
Bill Caywood was on the edge of death due to a combat injury -- but now he's bombing down the mountains as a participant in t...
Mountain Family: Military Couple Heal Their Wounds at Sports Clinic
For Ted and Sarah Wade, participating at the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic isn't just about rehabilitation...
VA Health Data to Transfer Easier Than DoD’s to New EHR System
Will the long-promised integration of DoD & VA's health record be coming in the near future?
Veterans, Smiles and a Dog Named Honor
A VA Medical Center in Oklahoma is now a brighter, cheerier place with the arrival of its newest staff member -- an 18 month-...
Stung By ‘Raw Politics,’ Roe Assesses VA Choice, Caregiver Plans
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, was surprised and disappointed when all nine Democ...
VA's Dental Insurance Program Is Back
The program restarted December 1, 2017 and will run for at least 4 more years.
Senators Attach VA Caregiver Expansion to 'Choice' Reform Plan
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has embraced a plan to expand eligibility for Post-9/11 caregiver benefits to older gen...
VA Health Leaders Failed to Protect Patients from Inept Doctors
In one of the most disturbing recent audits of VA health care, a new Government Accountability Office report criticizes medic...
The Shining Light In An Endless Tunnel
Suicide survivors can get support to deal with their grief.
Real Men Do Cry
Peer support offers respite to suicide survivors.