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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Wait times at Allentown VA clinic longer than average

    Wait times at Allentown VA clinic longer than average
    Some veterans waited longer than average to see their doctor at the Allentown veterans clinic last year, according to an audit released this week. Patients at the Department of Veterans Affairs facility on Hamilton Boulevard were able to get primary care...
  • GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday

    GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie to roll out health plan Friday
    WILLIAMSBURG – GOP Senate nominee Ed Gillespie said Wednesday that he'll roll out his long-promised health plan on Friday, and he previewed the plan during a lunchtime speech to the local Kiwanis Club. He said it would preserve tax credits that...
  • DeCristofaro runs for Margate commissioner

    Election time is around the corner and three candidates qualified for the one seat up for grabs in the general election for Margate Commission. First-timer Eddie DeCristofaro is running against current Mayor Lesa Peerman and resident Anthony Caggiano....
  • We're not getting the federal government we deserve

     We're not getting the federal government we deserve
    Whatever happened to good old American know-how? The nation that invented modern management seems to be suffering a crisis of competence. The Secret Service can't protect the White House. Public health authorities can't get their arms around a one-man...
  • VA secretary commits to Lake Baldwin clinic

    Orlando's Lake Baldwin Veterans Affairs Clinic will be repurposed as a satellite clinic with its current services and perhaps some new ones as the new Orlando VA Medical Center phases into full operation at Lake Nona next year, officials announced...
  • Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment

    Windsor officials, residents fear effect of Route 460 realignment
    Windsor officials fear their town will be devastated if the state chooses the cheapest, most environmentally friendly option to improve Route 460. The bulk of Windsor's businesses — as well as numerous homes, churches and municipal buildings...
  • Mica praises new VA secretary touring Orlando facilities

    Mica praises new VA secretary touring Orlando facilities
    With U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touring Orlando’s veterans clinic in Baldwin Park and medical center at Lake Nona, U.S. Rep. John Mica said he’s hearing what needs to be said. At a press briefing Thursday morning after...
  • Breast cancer resources

    Breast cancer resources
    A selection of resources for breast cancer patients and families: Nonprofits, charities and support groups American Breast Cancer Foundation Towson-based, national, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose goal is to reduce the financial barriers to early...
  • A bit of history, a bit of strategy and thoughts on the social safety net with candidate Norm Mosher

    The guy shaking hands down at Newport News Shipbuilding this morning could be one of the more unusual Congressional candidates around -- Norm Mosher, the Democratic challenger in the 1st district, is the only political hopeful Shad Plank's ever heard to...
  • 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,...
  • 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....