Veteran Health Risks are Emphasized by Biden in Texas

Veteran Health Risks are Emphasized by Biden in Texas

On Tuesday, President Biden paid a visit to Texas to draw attention to the dangers posed to service members of exposure to toxins in war zones, which can cause serious health problems like cancer like that that killed his son.

VA to Recommend Closing Northampton Medical Center After National Review of Aging Assets

VA to Recommend Closing Northampton Medical Center After National Review of Aging Assets

According to a report, the Department of Veterans Affairs plans to recommend closing its nearly century-old medical center in Northampton, a move that could reroute nursing home care and rehabilitation programs to a VA facility in Newington, Connecticut, while moving outpatient and mental health services to a VA clinic in Springfield and community providers.

Mental Health and Disabilities to be Reevaluated by VA

Mental Health and Disabilities to be Reevaluated by VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs will change its disability ratings criteria for mental health conditions, sleep apnea and tinnitus, part of a major overhaul of the review process to ensure that compensation matches veterans' medical conditions and needs, department officials say.