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Shorter antibiotic treatments effective at treating UTIs in men

Shorter antibiotic treatments effective at treating UTIs in men


Program could prevent suicide after psychiatric hospitalization


Factors associated with homelessness


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mRNA COVID-19 vaccines effective in cirrhosis patients, study finds (07/14/2021)

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines effective in cirrhosis patients, study finds U.S. veterans experiencing cirrhosis, or damage to the liver, and who also received an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine saw high levels of protection against virus-related hospitalization and death, a study found.... Read more


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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease
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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 VA Research Nugget of the Day

VA clinician leads groundbreaking research on drug treatment for high blood pressure - Listen (01:00)

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