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Archive for April 2009
WASHINGTON—There are approximately 24 million veterans in the United States. But while only 5 million of those take advantage of healthcare through the Department of Veterans Affairs, many more are eligible to do so.
WASHINGTON—James P. Kelly, M.D., a neurologist, has been appointed director of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), which is scheduled to open in 2010.
WASHINGTON—As it looks forward to a decade where the average age of its patient population will reach an all-time high, the Department of Veterans Affairs is making a concerted effort to prepare itself to handle the expected ﬂood of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
WASHINGTON—At a Senate hearing last month, members of Congress called on top military ofﬁcials to do more to prevent suicides among military personnel.
ARLINGTON, VA—The ofﬁ ce of the Assistant Secretary of Defense held a remembrance ceremony on March 11 to honor military medical personnel who died in combat since September 11, 2001.
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