News tagged with veterans affairs

Large trial proposed to compare HCTZ, chlorthalidone

(HealthDay)—A large randomized trial is being developed to compare the effectiveness of hydrochlorothiazide with chlorthalidone in Veterans Affairs (VA) patients, according to an Ideas and Opinions piece published online ...

Aug 17, 2016
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Surgeons' disclosures of clinical adverse events

Surgeons who reported they were less likely to discuss preventability of an adverse event, or who reported difficult communication experiences, were more negatively affected by disclosure than others, according to a study ...

Jul 20, 2016
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VA appealing to physicians to join agency

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is appealing to physicians to join the agency as part of its recovery from a 2014 scandal linked to excessive wait times, according to a report published by the American ...

Jul 11, 2016
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PTSD may affect blood vessel health in veterans

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may decrease the ability of blood vessels to dilate, raising the risk of heart attack and stroke in veterans, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Mar 23, 2016
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