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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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A VA study has examined why many Veterans with PTSD are hesitant to start psychotherapy.

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Pain Management

Pain Management

Pain is one of the most common reasons Americans consult a physician, and it is the most common symptom Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans mention when they first visit VA for care... Learn more

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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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