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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • 2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors

    2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors
    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...
  • After inspection, Hampton VA improving stroke patient procedures

    After inspection, Hampton VA improving stroke patient procedures
    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...
  • Agent Orange-related care hoped to expand for veterans

    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...
  • Free health screenings in Newport News

    Free health screenings and more will be offered at the Greater Hampton Roads Boys & Girls Club, 629 Hampton Ave., Newport News, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 21. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. Free screenings include:   - eyes, diabetes, breast...
  • Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill

    Blumenthal Pushing To Resurrect Vets Suicide Prevention Bill
    HARTFORD — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he is resurrecting a measure to help prevent suicide among the armed forces and service veterans. The Democrat appeared in Hartford on Tuesday with the leaders of state veterans' organizations to tout...
  • Hunters Run has three-day fundraiser for hospital

    Hunters Run has three-day fundraiser for hospital
    Hunters Run and Bethesda Hospital have a unique relationship. As the first-response hospital for the residents of the active-adult community, residents depend on the hospital for their medical care and response. Over the past years, the community has...
  • Shooter at El Paso Army hospital kills 1 victim; gunman also dead

    The person who caused a lockdown at an Army hospital in Texas shot and killed another person in the building, Maj. Gen. Stephen Twitty said Tuesday night.  The shooter is also dead, Twitty said.  The William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso was...
  • One week into search for missing Libertyville veteran, family, friends search for clues

    One week into search for missing Libertyville veteran, family, friends search for clues
    “They’re all gone,” is a phrase that stuck with Libertyville Army veteran Dan Nerstrom, friends and family say. On July 24, 2005, Nerstrom was in an Army barracks in Iraq when he found out the armored car two of his good friends were in...
  • One month in, police have few clues in search for missing Libertyville veteran

    One month in, police have few clues in search for missing Libertyville veteran
    Police are “in a holding pattern” when it comes to their search for a missing veteran last seen in Libertyville one month ago. Dan Nerstrom, 30, disappeared from his Libertyville home around 6 p.m. Dec. 1, and police began asking the public...
  • HUD secretary, in Baltimore, announces more vouchers for homeless veterans

    HUD secretary, in Baltimore, announces more vouchers for homeless veterans
    With the deadline set by President Barack Obama for ending homelessness among veterans now just a year away, U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro traveled to Baltimore on Monday to announce fresh funding for a program that helps former service members get...
  • Character Counts: Lina Blanco

    Character Counts: Lina Blanco
    Lina Blanco Age: 10 School: Wynnebrook Elementary in West Palm Beach Hometown: West Palm Beach Pillar: Citizenship Lina makes quite an impression with her kind heart — from playing bingo with veterans at the local VA hospital to...