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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Frist and Marshall: A three-point plan to fix VA health care

    Frist and Marshall: A three-point plan to fix VA health care
    Imagine how we would meet the service-related health care needs of military veterans if we had a clean slate and were considering the question for the first time. The answer is obvious. Just as we do with veterans' educational benefits, we would use the private sector. We would never create something like the Veterans Health Administration that exists today.
  • Terry Savage: 5 Savage Truths about Medicaid and long-term care

    The oldest baby boomers are now turning 70. Suddenly, the possibility of needing long-term care looms, despite the medical advances in joint replacement, heart surgery and pharmaceuticals. Boomers now must face the increasing possibility of needing care...

    New veterans health care program already raising concerns

    New veterans health care program already raising concerns
    Virginia has embraced a national program to give veterans more health care choices, but 42 senators — including both from the Old Dominion — have "serious concerns" about its implementation on a national level. The new Veterans Choice...

    Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...

    Howard County health digest

    Screenings Howard County General Hospital will hold a free screening of varicose veins from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Johns Hopkins Vein Center, Little Patuxent Specialty Care Center, Suite 150, 11065 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia....