Medical & Health

Serving veterans’ mental health needs in Eastern Iowa

Serving veterans’ mental health needs in Eastern Iowa

Millions of U.S. military servicemen and women have returned to civilian life after serving in the armed forces, and while serving in the military is challenging, many returning veterans find reintegrating even more difficult.

How Much Longer Will We Live in 2030?

How Much Longer Will We Live in 2030?

The report details all deaths in 2015 by cause and makes predictions for 2030, giving an impression of how global health will develop over the next 14 years.

Obama touts strides in veterans’ health care

Obama touts strides in veterans’ health care

President Barack Obama is touting strides in reducing homelessness among military veterans as his administration reaches the halfway point in building a massive database on veterans’ health.

Need Emergency Care in Non-VA Facilities?

Need Emergency Care in Non-VA Facilities?

VA benefit pays for emergency care rendered for non-service-connected conditions for enrolled veterans who have no other source of payment for care.

VA: 28 Medications in One Day or Medical Marijuana?

VA: 28 Medications in One Day or Medical Marijuana?

Video Intro Prescription drugs and medical marijuana continue to be at the center of an ongoing debate between those who are tasked with determining the best treatments for combat veterans who suffer from wartime ailments and those who have found temporary relief and even cures for Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) in medical marijuana. In the movie […]

The Lingering Health Effects of Agent Orange

The Lingering Health Effects of Agent Orange

Most of the media coverage of President Obama’s trip to Asia has focused on whether the president should apologize to Japan for the United States dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II.

Caring hands brings dental care to veterans

Caring hands brings dental care to veterans

Kori Shellard is an Army veteran, and a widow with two small kids and a chipped front tooth. For her, a trip to the dentist was more than she could afford.

Ascension Health to woo veterans in ads

Ascension Health to woo veterans in ads

A leading hospital system in the U.S. is courting military veterans with a multimillion-dollar ad campaign, sparking concern from some veterans groups that such a marketing push could weaken the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.

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