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Mary Kodiath, ANP-BC, San Diego VAMC's Health Promotion & Disease Prevention program manager (left) and Carol Walsh, MS, RD, PACT dietitian (right), while conducting one of the Wellness Group sessions in Oceanside Clinic.
Not everyone responds to PTSD treatments the same way – that’s why new methods provide important options for Veterans.
In the first study to compare survival associated with bariatric surgery in mostly male patients, bariatric surgery was not significantly associated with decreased mortality, according to a research study published in the June 15 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
For VA benefit purposes, Gulf War Veterans are defined as those who served on active duty in the Southwest Asia theater of military operations any time during the first Gulf War starting August 2, 1990 through the Iraq War and subsequent reduced operations in Iraq.
A new program called Hero Health Hire is the health care industry’s commitment to make jobs available to some of the 10,000 wounded warriors who transition each month from the military into the workforce.
Cancer experts at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) recently removed a patient’s liver tumor using a medically advanced, laparoscopic technique.
Analysis of an environmental contamination report obtained by the Hankyoreh on Tuesday of 22 U.S. military bases returned to South Korea showed the discovery of high concentrations of materials such as phenol, a toxic material that can cause organ damage, and benzene, a carcinogen, at some of the bases.
The US Ford Foundation and the Aspen Institute have committed to help Vietnam deal with the consequences of Agent Orange/dioxin.
A large-scale project seeking to harness medical and genomic information from one million US veterans in order to identify health and disease-related genes is preparing a national expansion plan that will take between five and seven years, the Department of Veterans Affairs said today.
FROM THE GULF WAR TO THE GULF OF MEXICO AN INVESTIGATIVE REPORT Los Angeles, CA — In his alarming new book, “They’re Poisoning Us—From the Gulf War...
Niagara Falls residents who want to know if hydro workers sprayed Agent Orange on the city's power-line corridors will be able to get answers from the provincial panel when it releases its findings, said a Hydro One spokesman.
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The scars of the Vietnam War have stayed with many Americans for decades and it’s not just the emotional scars. Many Vietnam vets are learning that their health today could be linked to a chemical sprayed during the war and it’s all thanks to a man from Rogers, Minn.
The others that served in Operation Desert Storm and their health needs are discussed. Updated information from Earlier edition
The Word - Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Angriness. If incendiary rhetoric isn't connected to the Arizona tragedy, in the minds of the...
Italian Researchers Discover A Possible Onset Mechanism For Multiple Sclerosis A non-pathogenic bacterium is capable of triggering an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis in...
UCA professor researching Gulf War Syndrome By Courtney Spradlin University of Central Arkansas professor Patrick Carmack is working on what could be a monumental step in...
Areas in and near Iraq's largest towns and cities, including Najaf, Basra and Falluja, account for around 25% of the contaminated sites, which appear to coincide with communities that have seen increased rates of cancer and birth defects over the past five years. The joint study by the environment, health and science ministries found that scrap metal yards in and around Baghdad and Basra contain high levels of ionising radiation, which is thought to be a legacy of depleted uranium used in munitions during the first Gulf war and since the 2003 invasion.
Extraordinary turbulence continues in the Austin area after the tragic Fort Hood murders. Here is a news clip about the efforts of Veterans...