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PHILADELPHIA ─ Low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) can be extremely valuable for identifying tiny lung nodules which can indicate the earliest stages of lung cancer, according to a study of veterans at high risk of the disease.
ATLANTA — Because of unique challenges faced by many veterans treated at VA, their median survival rate with Stage IV glioblastoma multiforme is half that reported by the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillancel Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) statistics.
TAHLEQUAH, OK - Fifty years ago, the Cherokee had no word for diabetes.
VA Seeks to Mitigate Dangers, Especially for Elderly
SAN DIEGO — For the more than one million veterans with diabetes, recent research raises new concerns about the risks of severe low blood glucose levels or hypoglycemia.
WASHINGTON - With stricter oversight of government conference spending, medical and pharmacy components within DoD and VA are working to ensure providers are still getting their necessary continuing medical education
Study Authors Call for More In-House Resources
BALTIMORE — Women are the fastest growing demographic among U.S. veterans, and the VA sometimes is challenged in keeping up with their needs.
SAN ANTONIO, TX - That soldiers come back from the battlefield bearing permanent reminders of their time there - scars they will live with for the rest of their lives - is taken as a heavy but inevitable cost of war.
ORLANDO, FL — Lisa Lang, who recently received the 2013 Secretary of Veterans Affairs' Award for Excellence in Nursing, clearly believes her career is “all in the family.”
Most Popular Stories
- Many Healthcare Providers Lose VA Retention Bonuses
- Federal Medicine Organizational Meetings — Tarred with the Same Brush?
- 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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