| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:49 AM
'The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" is an engaging exploration of, and a timely resource on, the affliction first known in modern times as shell shock. David J. Morris, a former Marine who covered the Iraq war until he was...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Justin Eldridge's family will never fully understand why nothing seemed to ease the anguish of the young Marine and father of five as he wrestled with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury after a deployment to Afghanistan in 2004-05....
| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014.
Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 3:28 PM
An inspector general's report released Tuesday faulted the Hampton VA Medical Center in how it assessed, screened and collected data on stroke patients, and the center's director said improvements are on the way.
The center, which has struggled with...
| Jan 18, 2015
Retired Air Force Reserve Maj. Wes Carter almost didn't travel to Washington, D.C. last week where, to his surprise, he heard an independent panel of scientists verify what he had dogged the Air Force and Department of Veterans Affairs about for almost...
| Jan 18, 2015
Wait times at the Hampton VA Medical Center — reportedly among the longest in the country — have been getting worse, not better, over the last five years, according to documents obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act....
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:40 PM
With free grounds passes, concert tickets and refreshments at the “Patriots’ Outpost,” veterans and their families could expect a grand time at the PGA’s Northern Trust Open golf tournament in Pacific Palisades next month.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:34 PM
An interesting vote
Congressman Scott Rigell raised a few eyebrows when he chose not to vote for John Boehner to remain in his position as speaker of the House. Instead, the Republican from Virginia Beach (whose 2nd District also includes parts of...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Some home sellers don't want to deal with would-be buyers who plan to get a loan guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. But those sellers could be shooting themselves in the foot.
At the same time, vets who fail to look into add-on programs...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
I understand we've turned the page to the next controversy -- Mr. Obama's unconstitutional immigration pander -- but I'd like to dwell a little longer on the previous travesty.
Obama administration health-care consultant Jonathan Gruber was discovered...
| Jan 4, 2015
The Greater Virginia Peninsula Homelessness Consortium, made up of more than 60 local agencies, recently touted its efforts to offer housing, case management and health and social services solutions to the homeless in 2014.
The consortium includes H.E....