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A major overhaul of Veterans Affairs is making it easier for veterans who are sick from exposure to burn pit smoke and other toxins to get treatment. In the past, veterans had to prove their sicknesses were connected to their…
By Amna Nawaz, Dan Sagalyn
In a post-Roe America, Democrats are increasingly turning to the White House for solutions and urging President Biden to use executive action to protect and expand abortion access. While Biden's power is limited, a group of veterans argues he could…
About 115,000 frontline federal health care workers will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Nearly 60 medical groups issued a call for mandatory vaccinations for all health care workers. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, the co-director of the Healthcare Transformation Institute…
The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to get COVID-19 vaccines.
By Associated Press
By Dan Sagalyn, Nick Schifrin
Among the more than 2.5 million men and women who have served in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there are many veterans -- exposed to sandstorms, burn pits and other hazards -- who suffer from a mysterious pulmonary illness,…
By Joshua Barajas
Last week, the head of the Department of Veteran Affairs compared wait times to the wait for rides at a Disney theme park. Now veterans share their reactions to McDonald's comments and suggestions for improving care.
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…
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