| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:54 AM
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Hopkins doctor found dead amid investigation of claims he secretly taped patients: Police want to identify women seen by a...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:15 AM
After reading your recent article on efforts to reduce errors on disability claims by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, I find it sad but also somewhat amusing that Sen. Barbara Mikulski is making such a fuss about bringing better care to...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Finally, a small piece of good news on the federal budget front.
A key program for homeless veterans in Hampton Roads that was a candidate for spending cuts has been spared. The program, funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development,...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring.
Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As federal agencies pull back on spending, 7Delta's strategy is thinking big.
The Columbia information technology firm, which grew by focusing on work for one federal agency, is going after larger contracts and broadening its reach. It's a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men who take testosterone are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke or die over the next few years, new research indicates.
The study included men who were in their early 60s, on average. Most of them already...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Hundreds of landmarks on U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs properties are at risk of being permanently abandoned or demolished because of the agency’s lack of maintenance and its failure to comply with federal laws aimed at protecting historic...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs is approving claims for post-traumatic stress disorder stemming from military sexual assault or harassment at rates that are "significantly lower" than those for PTSD from combat and other causes, advocacy groups said...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Helping veterans isn't just a part of my job. For me, it's personal. It's in my blood.
On Veterans Day, I can't help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn't been in...
| Nov 11, 2013
On a day when we honor the men and women who've served in the U.S. military, we must not forget that tens of thousands of veterans across the country are homeless, including an estimated 6,300 living in Los Angeles County, the largest concentration of...
| Nov 10, 2013
Just in time for Veterans Day, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced last week that his department had reduced its backlog of overdue disability claims from more than 600,000 in March to about 400,000.