iOS app Android app

Va Hospital

Yoga and Recovery

Joan Moran | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

I was always interested in alcohol and drug recovery and rehabilitation. So several years after I became a certified yoga instructor, I became interested in working with recovering addicts. I became a drug counselor in the hopes that I could combine yoga and recovery.

Obama To Visit Phoenix Hospital At Center Of VA Scandal

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama will visit the Phoenix hospital at the center of the scandal over mismanaged care for veterans, The Arizona Republic and 12 New...

Coburn Shows Height of Washington's Hypocrisy Toward Veterans

Rep. Ruben Gallego | Posted 02.14.2015 | Politics
Rep. Ruben Gallego

Last week we saw a perfect example of how screwed up priorities have gotten in Congress. When the financial sector demanded a provision weakening regulations on risky derivative trading, Congress obliged. When veterans asked for $22 million over five years for a suicide prevention program, Sen. Coburn blocked the entire bill.

Fixing The VA Scandal

Gregory C. Scott | Posted 08.02.2014 | Impact
Gregory C. Scott

Scandal is a popular television show demonstrating the power of a woman named Olivia Pope; she has the reputation of fixing problems. Many of us are h...

Sanders: 'Everybody Can Bear Some Of The Responsibility' For VA Troubles

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday that "everybody," including Congress, is responsible for the recent troubles plaguing the Department of Vetera...

Remembrance Is the Beginning of the Task

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

May the memory of those who died in service to our country be a blessing and may we be inspired by those who serve to bring justice, wholeness, and peace to a broken world and all of its inhabitants.

The Loop of VA/Veterans' Medical Care

Shad Meshad | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Shad Meshad

In January of 2014, CNN reported that at least 19 veterans had died because of delays in diagnosis and treatment at VA hospitals.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Veterans Day Is More Than a Mattress Sale

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With over two million active and reserve personnel currently in our Armed Forces and over 22 million veterans, it is more important than ever to let them know we support them. What are you doing to be M.A.D. this Veterans Day?

Q&A with K. Lorrel Manning: Director of Happy New Year Takes Unflinching Look at Injured Soldiers

Joshua Kors | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Joshua Kors

Don't let the name fool you. Happy New Year has nothing in common with vacuous holiday comedies like New Year's Eve. The film explores the lives of soldiers wounded in war, digging into the ugly internal war so many soldiers face upon returning home.

This Veterans Day

Ami Bera, MD | Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics
Ami Bera, MD

This Veterans Day, I call on Congress to pay a great deal more than lip service to treating America's service men and women with the respect they deserve.

LA Lawsuit Against VA Demands Accountability and Treatment

Hal Donahue | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

"War can take a serious toll, both physical and emotional, and it is shameful when our wounded warriors return home and are left to live on our street...

Over HALF Of Recent Vets Treated By VA Diagnosed With Mental Health Problems

ProPublica | Joaquin Sapien | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

By Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica More than half of all Iraq and Afghanistan veterans treated in Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals since 2002 ha...

Retired Optician Helps Fellow Veterans See For Free

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Frank Montijo, 76, is a Vietnam veteran who help fellow veterans at the see better. During his weekly eight-hour rounds at the Denver Veterans Affai...

Michelle Obama Thanks Veterans Affairs Employees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Michelle Obama paid a visit to the Veterans Affairs headquarters on Tuesday, part of a tour of all cabinet department headquarters, and thanked VA emp...