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Healthcare system harms doctors and nurses ... and therapy animals

Listen in as I “turn the tables” on Ellen Hedger on the Chatterbox internet radio program and we discuss how the healthcare system does harm to doctors and nurses … and how that… 91 more words

Animal Therapy

VA corruption...

You can’t make this stuff up.   The Veterans Administration spent $20 million on artwork,  most of it under the Obama Administration,  while allowing veterans to die from lack of care.   92 more words

Trump Announces specifics-barren 10-step wonder plan to fix the V.A.

Usually, once a presidential candidate reaches the party nominee stage, they’ve got all their policies, plans and platforms clearly defined, after months of trial-and-error revision during the primaries. 1,323 more words

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Pittsburgh VA’s New Director Says Staff Is Focused On Better Care, Meeting Vets’ Needs

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Veterans Administration hospital in Pittsburgh is trying to change a bad image.

Faced with patient deaths and complaints about care, the VA hosted a tour of its… 318 more words


July 21, 1930

President Herbert Hoover signs Executive Order 5398 which establishes the Veterans Administration. The executive order he signs elevates the existing Veterans Bureau and three underlying agencies to federal status in order to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.” Brigadier General Frank T. 44 more words

10 Things The VA Wants You To Know About Agent Orange

The official blog for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, VAntage Point, has produced a “Top 10 List” of important information all veterans should know about the herbicide Agent Orange used during the Vietnam War. 242 more words


Living Norfolk veteran, who VA thought was dead, receiving benefits again

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man who the federal government thought was dead, is very much alive.

On June 16, WAVY News told you about 67-year-old Harold Mabry, who served in Vietnam, has a Bronze Star for service, and was declared dead by the Department of Veterans Affairs. 381 more words