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Alcohol-influenced road accidents involving veterans have increased to 60 percent since 2014, according to a recent study by the American Addiction Centers.
Dental fillings are crucial in many cases. In order to fill a tooth, the dentist has to administer a local anesthetic to make sure that the area around the tooth is numb which will eliminate or at least reduce the pain.
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.
When people talk about jobs in Ohio, they often talk about the ones that got away.
Veterans voted for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton by a 2-to-1 margin back in November. But a couple of changes that the new administration has underway are likely to put a particular squeeze on former service members' health care.
We are excited to announce that Chris Thomas and Bill Brown from the VA Vet Center will be at Veterans Corner every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. They will provide health counseling for veterans and their families.
A projected 604,000 US veterans will not have health insurance in 2017, according to a new report.
Veterans struggling with homeless and underemployment in Kalamazoo County will be lent a helping hand this week.
A recent meeting among the National Contracting Office, VA Puget Sound Health Care System engineering staff and building lessor Golden Oyster Bay LLC resulted in a limited notice to proceed, VA spokesman Chad Hutson said Friday.
Veterans are entitled to a lot of federal and state benefits, but figuring out how to get and use them can be hard. A new program at Spectrum Health is helping veterans pay their hospital bills and much more with benefits that already exist.
Veterans say these specific services have been sorely needed. They believe a new Fresno facility can be effective in combating the growing problem of homelessness among veterans.
Happy New Year - the hope for a better world and our role in it lies deepest within each one of us.
- Non-veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are less exposed to information and treatment options than combat veterans, a new study reveals.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects half a million veterans in the United States. In Oklahoma, 11,590 veterans were treated for PTSD last year in outpatient clinics with the Oklahoma City VA Health Care System and 817 veterans were hospitalized for the illness.
It's been an incredible personal joy to witness with Sal the heartwarming transformations that occurred as many of these emotionally wounded veterans burst into full flower by going through their fears and finding joy beneath their deep pain and despair. We literally saw the light come on as they began to see through different eyes
Americans suffer from various forms of psychosis due to prescribed drugs and heavy metals in water and air.
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.
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.
Putin - Russia stands for the creation of "as big a coalition to fight the extremists and terrorists as possible and is working with major regional and international partners" like Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Jordan and Israel.
Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington has announced plans to create a new Veterans Support Center designed to meet the needs of students who have served in the military.
ProPublica and The Virginian-Pilot are exploring the ways children of Vietnam veterans may be affected by a parent's exposure to Agent Orange.
Recently, members of Congress were notified that the VA discovered unbilled copay amounts for inpatient care provided to veterans over a five-year period.
A research team at Johns Hopkins University says they have found a unique honeycomb pattern of broken and swollen nerve fibers in brains of Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans who survived improvised explosive device (IED) blasts, but later died of other causes.
Dozens of local veterans addressed concerns with officials from Overton Brooks VA Medical Center during a Thursday evening town hall meeting.
Around the nation, thousands of veterans and active-duty military personnel are waging their own personal battles against post-traumatic stress disorder.
From a secret patient waiting list to a piles of prescription pills, 9Wants to Know exposes the Veterans Affairs Department's casualties of care.