Tag Archives: veterans

‘Easily solvable problem’: Jon Stewart says Republicans are ignoring veterans on healthcare

Former Daily Show host Jon Stewart accused Republicans of being all talk and no action when it comes to taking care of veterans. After being shown a clip of a veteran yelling at Republican lawmakers outside the Capitol over her concerns about healthcare, Stewart told MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell that he’s been out with those… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Biotech veterans and critics found new company to undercut drug prices

A pharmacy technician fills a prescription inside a Walmart store in Trevose, Pa. Mike Mergen | Bloomberg | Getty Images In the earliest days of Amazon, Jeff Bezos reportedly held meetings with his team in a local Barnes & Noble. At this week’s JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, the industry’s largest investing event of the year, venture… Read More »