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Representatives seek to ease veterans’ herbicide fears

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Two U.S. Representatives from Vermont and Maine want the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to help veterans who fear they may have been exposed to dangerous herbicides at a Canadian military base. Continue reading

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Feds warned against risk seen at Buffalo veterans hospital

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Federal authorities warned against the infection risks of using insulin pens on more than one patient, and officials on Monday asked why a Buffalo veterans hospital may have used the pens on many patients, causing an HIV scare. Continue reading

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West Virginia veteran health raises flags in survey

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One in five West Virginia veterans are at risk for suicide while half show signs of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression or both, researchers told lawmakers on Tuesday. Continue reading

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A new PTSD perspective: Filmmaking helps veterans cope

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A filmmaking workshop offered to returning veterans with PTSD, allowing them to tell their stories, is having therapeutic benefit. A non-war PTSD sufferer writes about the program and shares a soldier’s poignant and powerful personal film. Continue reading

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VA shows off new outpatient clinic in Toledo

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Visitors to the new VA Outpatient Clinic in South Toledo will be greeted by a large atrium near the entrance, a light-filled space with a patriotic mural that adorns all four walls. Continue reading

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