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Homeless Veterans are more satisfied with specially tailored care teams

Homeless Veterans are more satisfied with specially tailored care teams


Fluorouracil cream may lower treatment cost for those at high risk for skin cancer


Photodynamic therapy may effectively treat bladder cancer


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San Diego VA Studies the Role of Guilt in PTSD Treatment
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San Diego VA Studies the Role of Guilt in PTSD Treatment

Photo for illustrative purposes only. By Staff Sgt. William Tremblay/USA


VA researchers in San Diego and at other sites, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and Brown University, are studying whether "trauma-informed guilt reduction therapy" can help Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans who are struggling with feelings of guilt related to events that occurred on their deployment. The study is enrolling close to 200 Veterans.

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