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Trauma exposure worsens work-related outcomes in women Veterans

Trauma exposure worsens work-related outcomes in women Veterans


Telehealth adherence in patients with heart failure


Statin use linked to lower risk of death in older patients


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Pain Management

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VA research on COVID-19

VA research on COVID-19

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Media Reports

“75 or older? Statins can still benefit your heart”
(U.S. News & World Report, July 7, 2020)

“75 or older? Statins can still benefit your heart”

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U.S. News & World Report covered a VA study that found taking statins can benefit older adults. The study by researchers from the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School and colleagues was published in JAMA. Read more

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