Study: Brain Damage Caused By Bomb Blasts Unique From Other Injuries.

USA Today (1/15, Zoroya) reports Johns Hopkins scientists “studying the brains of young veterans who died long after war shed light on a growing...

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Veterans Groups Warn VA Needs Increased Budget To Meet Needs

The Washington Times (1/16, Klimas) reports veterans groups “warned Thursday that the Choice Card program…is not a long-term fix for the VA’s poor services”...

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Supreme Court To Weigh Whether Healthcare Entities Can Sue For Higher Reimbursements

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1/16, Twedt) reports that the US Supreme Court next week “will hear oral arguments on an Idaho case that could carry...

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Medicaid Payment Cut Threatens Patient Access

Congressional Quarterly (1/16, Bettelheim, Subscription Publication) reports that starting this month, many physicians “who were likely to expand basic medical care offered to low-income...

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Suicide Rates In Recent Veterans Examined

The Los Angeles Times (1/15, Zarembo) reports that an analysis to appear in the February issue of the Annals of Epidemiology indicates that “recent...

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Mood, Behavioral Changes May Precede Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

The New York Daily News (1/15, Engel) reports that a study published online Jan. 14 in the journal Neurology suggests that individuals with Alzheimer’s...

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Report Reveals Significant Shortage Of US Psychiatrists

In continuing coverage, Medscape (1/14, Melville) reports that a report from Mental Health America called “Parity or Disparity, the State of Mental Health in...

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Long Work Hours May Be Linked To Higher Likelihood Of “Risky Alcohol Use”

The Los Angeles Times (1/14, Kaplan) “Science Now” blog reports that research published in BMJ indicated that people who “worked at least 49 hours...

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Number Of Military Suicides Last Year Nearly The Same As In 2013

USA Today (1/14, Zoroya) reports that the number of suicides by active-duty US military personnel “last year was virtually unchanged from 2013, remaining at...

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