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Primary care employment support helps Veterans with psychiatric disorders

Primary care employment support helps Veterans with psychiatric disorders


Gulf War chemical exposure could cause cell dysfunction


Differentiating between Veterans who think about and attempt suicide


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Media Reports

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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Research Topic of the Day

Afghanistan/Iraq Veterans

Afghanistan/Iraq Veterans
Restoring ill and injured Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to their highest level of functioning when they return home is an important challenge facing VA researchers... Learn more

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 VA Research Nugget of the Day

Clinician led VA advancements in spinal cord injury after World War II - Listen (01:00)

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