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Eric Shinseki Resigns Amid Veterans Affairs Controversy

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Eric Shinseki, U.S. secretary of Veterans Affairs, resigned Friday amid a controversy involving delays in healthcare for military veterans. Preside...

Medical District's Bio Center Launches New Orleans Startups

Susan Buchanan | Posted 02.15.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Over a decade ago, local leaders and Louisiana State University hatched plans to make Mid-City New Orleans a bio center. Economists cited a need to diversify beyond tourism, but residents have questioned the destruction of Lower Mid-City homes to make way for the BioDistrict.

New Orleans Hospital Projects Marred By Transmission Lines

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A plan several years ago to bury transmission and other power lines at the University Medical Center and Veterans Affairs hospital in BioDistrict New Orleans, where both complexes are under construction now, was termed too costly.

New Charity: Parents Without Kids In Military Have Moral Obligation To Support Vets

AP | By PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 07.05.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- If you have military-age children who have not served in this decade's wars, then you owe a debt – meaning money – to those ...

VA Treating More Women, Younger Patients, 'Not The Old Guys Group Anymore'

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Doctors at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in this quiet, bucolic town tucked between coal country and the nation's cap...

VA Hospital Slip-Up Infects 4 Patients With HIV

AP | BILL POOVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Thousands of veterans were at first shocked to learn they should get blood tests for HIV and hepatitis because three hospit...

David Schultz, DC Reporter, Harassed By Veteran Affairs Official

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE 11:45pm The AP is reporting that the Veterans Affairs Department has agreed, following protests from various journalism groups, to return the ...