Legislation Would Expand Veterans’ Healthcare Options 

Bill introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Veterans Health Care Freedom Act was introduced this week in the House of Representatives by Representative…

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More than 500,000 Veterans File for Toxic Exposure Claims

VA is gratified to see a jump in the use of this veteran-specific health care. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that, thus far, more than…

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Veterans Affairs Welcomes New Under Secretary

Joshua Jacobs will serve as the head of veterans benefits. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough commended the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Joshua Jacobs as the department’s new…

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FDA Approves Cell Therapy for Blood Cancer Patients

Cell therapy has the potential to reduce the risk of infection after stem cell transplants. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Omisirge (omidubicel-onlv), a donor-modified…

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Administration Investigating Segregation at Medical School 

Student program may violate civil rights.  The Department of Education’s Office on Civil Rights announced they have launched an investigation into a University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville…

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FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Opioid Overdose Reversal Spray

Agency approves the first overdose reversal drug to be available without a prescription The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the opioid reversal drug Narcan for over-the-counter sales,…

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White House Dubs New National Cancer Plan “Cancer Moonshot”

The plan aims to cut cancer deaths in half by 2025. Federal health officials released their new framework to reduce cancer mortality by 50% in the next 25…

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Congress Seeks Greater Access to Defibrillators 

The bill was unveiled in a press conference featuring the Buffalo Bills safety who suffered a cardiac arrest on the field. Chuck Schumer of New York, the Senate…

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Policies for Pregnant Service Members and Families Updated

Defense Department creates flexible days off for reproductive health care appointments. The Department of Defense (DoD) has released three policies specific to the care of pregnant service members…

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DOD Urged to Review Health Care System Issues

The latest system disruption kicked soldiers out of health care enrollment. The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee wrote a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin recently, calling for Department…

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