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Archive for June 23rd 2010
Scientists published a paper last month on the development of an animal model that showed the same disease signs that humans do when exposed to the Nipah virus.
WASHINGTON, DC—A House subcommittee report released last month accuses CDC of using flawed data in basing its assertion in 2004 that the drinking water in Washington, DC did not contain harmful levels of lead.
WASHINGTON, DC—A proposed regulation published last month in the Federal Register by VA will lay the groundwork for the nationwide standardization of how employees at VA facilities and pharmaceutical industry representatives interact.
The Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA) is the military’s electronic health record system. It is a system that many federal providers love to hate.
ARLINGTON, VA—No current electronic heath record can perform the mission that the Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA) does,
BETHESDA, MD—While the last 20 years have provided important insights into the nature and pathology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and cognitive decline, there is little evidence to support any of the various prevention methods currently being used,
WASHINGTON, DC—Nearly 25 years ago, Congress directed VA to arrange for an independent, scientific study of the adjustment of Vietnam veterans, with the goal of providing an empirical basis for the formulation of policy regarding veteran’s mental health.
WASHINGTON, DC—In 2008, Congress authorized VA to implement a pilot program enhancing contract care for rural veterans. The law required that the program be well on its way within 120 days following the law’s authorization in October 2008.
For a patient confined to a hospital bed, the biggest danger is not always the condition that brought them there in the first place. The very bed rest that is part of their treatment can lead to serious complications if not prevented.
Most Popular Stories
- Many Healthcare Providers Lose VA Retention Bonuses
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- Despite Formulary, High-Cost Diabetes Drug Use Varies Widely Across VA Facilities
- Report Says Administration Faces Hard Choices For Veterans Programs
- Physician Overcomes TBI to Return to Active-Duty Medicine
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