VA secretary on a mission to improve care for America’s veterans

VA secretary on a mission to improve care for America’s veterans

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin reached out to state and local leaders Wednesday in a conference that follows President Donald Trump’s proclamation to make November “National Veterans and Military Families Month.” Shulkin made it clear that he is not afraid...
USAMRMC Makes Vital Connections at European Biotech Meeting

USAMRMC Makes Vital Connections at European Biotech Meeting

Dr. Kenneth Bertram, Principal Assistant for Acquisition for the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, led the USAMRMC’s presence at the 2017 BioEurope meeting in Berlin, Germany, Nov. 5-8. This year’s meeting hosted more than 4,000 attendees...
WVNG doctor bridging gap between veterans, medical practitioners

WVNG doctor bridging gap between veterans, medical practitioners

In a large lecture hall on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, West Virginia National Guard Col. Todd Fredricks greeted students with a smile of gratitude as they entered the room Nov. 2, 2017. As each chair in long line of rows begins to fill, the...
Medical consultants and the VA weigh in on medical marijuana

Medical consultants and the VA weigh in on medical marijuana

New York is the latest state to join 27 others with providing PTSD patients with medical marijuana as a treatment option. For the last two years, dispensaries and alternative medicine clinics, in Oregon have been supplying medical marijuana to PTSD patients with a...
A veteran’s guide to navigating health care after service

A veteran’s guide to navigating health care after service

Post-military life can be a flood of decisions, from finding a new career to choosing how, or if, you want to cut your hair. While health care isn’t always a top priority, it’s among one of the most significant and confusing decisions military families...