VA resumes online applications for new ID cards

                  WASHINGTON – Veterans can again submit online applications for new identification cards through the Department of Veterans Affairs website after the system was taken down in December following rollout problems.

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Veterans to Disclose Experiences at VA Hospital in DC

The VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C. (VA photo) Stars and Stripes | 29 Apr 2017 The American Legion is attempting to expose veterans’ health care issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ flagship hospital in Washington, D.C., following a watchdog report earlier this month that found the facility could…

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New research on brain waves helps diagnose PTSD, TBI

Veterans suffering from symptoms such as irritability, restlessness, hypersensitivity to stimulation, memory loss, fatigue and dizziness are often diagnosed with post-traumatic stress  disorder, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or both. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, a new study shows PTSD and TBI register different brain activity in patients, and…

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VA Study Confirms High Cure Rates With New Hepatitis C Drugs

Virus undetectable in high percentage of patients after treatment. WASHINGTON – A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) database study shows that new drug regimens for hepatitis C have resulted in “remarkably high” cure rates among patients in VA’s national health care system. Of the more than 17,000 Veterans in the…

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