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Burn pit, environmental exposures could increase breathing problems

Burn pit, environmental exposures could increase breathing problems

Intimate partner violence increases likelihood of age-related, psychiatric disorders

Opioid use disorder medication may cause weight gain

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Cardiovascular disease describes conditions ranging from high blood pressure to heart attacks and strokes. It is the number one killer of Americans, and the leading cause of hospitalization in the VA health care system. .. Learn more

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 Columbus Freeman of Arkansas, who served 17 years in the National Guard, underwent two amputations on his left leg—first below the knee, and then above—as the result of vascular blockages. A new VA-DoD study is looking at the long-term outcomes of Veterans who suffered severe vascular injuries but did not have their limb amputated.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ranks as one of the nation's leaders in health research. Thousands of studies are conducted at VA medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes each year. This research has significantly contributed to advancements in health care for Veterans... Learn more

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