Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Some veterans at higher risk of Zika complications

Zika virus (ZIKV) has affected roughly half a million people in the Western hemisphere in recent years, including US veterans. Older veterans and those with comorbidities are at an increased risk of hospitalizations and neurological ...

Cardiology

Ischemic heart disease, CHF mortality vary across VA systems

(HealthDay)—Risk-standardized mortality rates for ischemic heart disease (IHD) and chronic heart failure vary across Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMCs), according to a study published online May 16 in JAMA Cardiology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds art therapy helps veterans cope with trauma

Researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington have found that 98 percent of veterans participating in the University's Artopia program consider that art therapy helped them cope with service-related trauma or disability. ...

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