VA Awards $6.8 Billion for Medical Disability Examinations
Veterans New Service Los Angeles Note: This is worthless to Veterans because these medical examiners will diagnose in favor of the VA rather than the Veteran since they are being paid by the VA. If the VA really wanted to be fair to Veterans in awarding them their Service-Connected Disabilities they would just allow Veterans to choose their own Medical Examiners who although would be later be paid by the VA but would not have a monetary contract with the VA.
A bad ‘Choice’ for Veterans
In 2014, Congress created Veterans Choice, a program designed to end long – and sometimes deadly – medical wait times for former servicemembers. It was a noble goal. But as our latest investigation explains, Veterans Choice has been roundly criticized for failing to live up to its promise. Rather than fixing a broken system, it actually made things worse in some places.
Just Say NO To Chemo! Find out why Chemotherapy does more harm than good. See story below.
If Chemotherapy Fails 97% Of The Time, Why Do Doctors Recommend It?
“Overall contribution of curative and adjuvant cytotoxic chemotherapy to 5-year survival in adults was estimated to be 2.3% in Australia and 2.1% in the USA. “It is clear that cytotoxic chemotherapy only makes a minor contribution to cancer survival.”
Rule changes will tighten restrictions on VA Aid and Attendance Pensions
The Veterans Affairs Department is proposing rules changes to a pension program for low-income veterans age 65 and older that officials say will protect the fund from those who have sought to manipulate their net worth to receive payments.
Cancer Docs Profit from Chemotherapy Drugs
It is a unique situation in medicine: Unlike other kinds of doctors, cancer doctors are allowed to profit from the sale of chemotherapy drugs.
Find out how much your Doctor gets in Kickbacks from Pharmaceutical, Medical Device Companies
‘A vaccine that can kill cancer’
Israeli company formulates a drug that ‘trains’ the immune system to seek and destroy malignant cells that have already invaded the body.
Turning the tables on cancer
Children of Veterans who may be eligible for the ‘Helpless Child Designation’ VA Pension
The Helpless Child designation is available to children of U.S. Veterans who, before the age of 18, became permanently incapable of ever becoming self-supporting.
Finally, if the child ever worked for regular wages, but can’t work now, the child won’t be eligible for the Helpless Child Designation, but may be eligible for Social Security Disability.
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Researchers: Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States
Source: By Ariana Eunjung Cha
A new study by patient safety researchers shows common medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer. (Deirdra O’Regan/The Washington Post)