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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Many health care jobs offer good pay, require less schooling

    Jim Padovano was immediately drawn to the operating room when he got a chance as a young man to watch open-heart surgery.
  • Scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news from The Morning Call Watchdog

    Scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news from The Morning Call Watchdog
    Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog dug up last week, from land surveyor...

    A battle of ideas

    Most consider Labor Day the unofficial last day of summer. School begins today for area children and Hampton University students as well, lending an air of excitement to the proceedings. And it is easy to envision a gradual decline in the temperature to...

    Should the VA be privatized?

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

    NO: Public agency serves vets better than the private market

    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 veterans, at over 1,700 hospitals,...