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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Should Uncle Sam privatize VA care?: Front Burner

    Grim headlines this spring that American veterans were losing lives not on the battlefield, but in waiting rooms of hospitals run by the Department of Veterans Affairs dominated the headlines, and likely angered Florida's 1.5 million vets.
  • Service members need private health care: Front Burner

    In 2011, after waiting four hours for kidney dialysis at a Veterans Administration hospital, 65-year-old Jonathan Montano, in frustration, decided to seek services elsewhere, shunt still in his arm. VA security guards stopped him and told him this was not...

    Public agency serves vets better: Front Burner

    In his second inaugural address in 1865, Abraham Lincoln urged the nation "to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs provides free health care to more than 6.2 million...

    Anne Arundel County health briefs

    HPV vaccine The department of health provides free HPV vaccine for both males and females ages 9 to 26 at the following clinics. Call to make an appointment. •Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, SW, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6633 •Parole...

    VA director: 'Oscar the Grouch' training materials depicted grouchy employees, not veterans

    VA director: 'Oscar the Grouch' training materials depicted grouchy employees, not veterans
    A top Veterans Affairs administrator in Philadelphia insisted Wednesday that the photos of Oscar the Grouch peppered on its internal training materials weren't meant to depict cranky veterans. Instead, Director Diana Rubens said, the image of the crass...