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Bridging the gap between veterans and health care jobs

As co-founders of Premier Medical Staffing Services in West Allis, Laura Hanoski and her husband Mark have seen the roadblocks that prevent veterans from landing health care jobs in the civilian world.

After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs...

When people talk about jobs in Ohio, they often talk about the ones that got away.

Our Costly Addiction to Health Care Jobs

The health care industry has been a great friend to the United States economy.

Care Center Reaches Out To Assist Veterans

Hot Lake Springs, which served as a hospital a century ago, may be returning to its roots in less than two years.

Investment in veterans' care keeps nation strong

Remember the original Biosphere project in the 1990s in Arizona? It had a problem. As trees grew inside the Biosphere, scientists found that, at certain heights, they would just topple over.

Remember veterans in health care reform

As our nation moves forward on the issue of “repealing and replacing” the Affordable Care Act, we need to keep in mind our veteran population.

Veterans care still ‘high risk’ as Trump mulls VA head

Veterans health care remains a “high risk” issue threatening the federal budget and quality of care for former service members, auditors say in a forthcoming report.

Veterans Helped Trump Win, But Critics Warn He May Dismantle Their...

Exit polls show Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton two to one among veterans, and analysts say they may have delivered the presidency to Trump because of the high percentage of veterans in Wisconsin and Michigan.

Veterans struggling with homelessness to be given free meals, health care...

Veterans struggling with homeless and underemployment in Kalamazoo County will be lent a helping hand this week.

Here’s a better way to care for veterans

You can’t help but be impressed by Charlotte’s shiny new VA clinic. I came away impressed but also wondering if we really need a completely separate nationwide network of VA hospitals and clinics to deliver care to veterans.

Helping Working Disabled Veterans Get the Care They Need

America’s disabled veterans answered our country’s call and when their time in uniform is done, our country must stand with them. One of the key issues all veterans face is making the transition to a civilian career, and for veterans who need extra medical attention this can be even more difficult.

Florida ranks high in care of student veterans

“They offered to pay for school in return for me enlisting,” said Caperhart, who joined as a hospital corpsman. Three years and an honorable discharge later, the Panama City woman is now a student at Gulf Coast State College, looking to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Veterans receive free dental care

Monday the Florida Department of Health in Bay County offered free dental care to veterans.

VA pitches ‘fundamental shift’ in veterans’ health care to Congress

The Veterans Affairs Department will meet veterans’ health care needs through closer coordination with outside hospitals, clinics and doctors, the department says in a plan its sending to Congress on Sunday.

Clinton 'Outraged' by Delays for Veterans Seeking Care

Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign said Monday she is "outraged" by chronic delays for veterans seeking medical care or struggling to have their disability claims processed.

Midland DAV chapter donates $1,000 toward women veterans health care

The Disabled American Veterans of the Permian Basin, based out of Midland, presented a check of $1,000 to the Women Veterans Health Program at the VA Medical Center located in Big Spring.

MouthMobile stops in Springfield to provide free dental care for veterans

Army veteran John Duback of Ottawa spent about 2 1/2 hours on the road Monday so he could take advantage of an Aspen Dentalprogram in Springfield that offered free dental care to veterans.

Local veterans all smiles after free dental care

Like many veterans, Matthew Bolton can’t get dental care through federal veterans’ programs and can’t afford to pay for it himself. As a result, he hasn’t been to a dentist in more than four years.

Northland veterans sound off about health care

A program that's supposed to help veterans who live in rural areas get health care close to home is failing them, said several veterans who attended a forum in Duluth on Friday.

Syracuse University explores new medical school to specialize in veterans' care

Syracuse University has briefed federal and state officials on a proposal to create a one-of-a-kind medical school on campus to train doctors to care for military veterans at understaffed VA hospitals nationwide.

Veterans voice health care concerns with VA officials

Dozens of local veterans addressed concerns with officials from Overton Brooks VA Medical Center during a Thursday evening town hall meeting.

Maine veterans struggle using plan to cut long waits for care

Local Vietnam veteran Ron Warner, who has spent decades protesting long wait times for Mainers seeking health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs, was recently told he would have to wait three months to find out if he had cancer.

Veterans see even longer waits for health care while VA faces...

The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York Times reported.

Injured Veterans Face Another Battle Back Home To Receive Medical Care

Veterans are waiting years for their injury claims to be answered by the VA. When they do get answers, those answers are often no. These are problems the Veterans Administration says they've been fixing these past two years.

Veterans still face long waits for care

Last year the public learned about chronic scandal and neglect at Veterans Affairs hospitals, and not just in Phoenix, Ariz.

VA nominee vows transformation of veterans health care

The nominee to lead the Veterans Health Administration told Senate lawmakers Tuesday that he intends to "transform" the country's largest health care organization, using his private sector experience to help guide the Department of Veterans Affairs beyond the patient access problems that led to long waiting lists and falsified records in Phoenix and elsewhere around the country.

VA health care is high-risk

The Department of Veterans' Affairs vast health network beset by a scandal last year over delayed care has been listed as a high-risk federal program by congressional auditors for the first time.