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05/11/2022 02:00 PM EDT

Approximately 3,200 Veterans are diagnosed with bladder cancer every year. VA’s National Oncology Program is here for them.

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05/11/2022 11:30 AM EDT

If you or a Veteran you know is struggling to afford internet service, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program may put fast and reliable internet service within financial reach.

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05/11/2022 10:00 AM EDT

How 65 tons of the USS Indiana, a World War 2 battleship, found its home at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.

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05/11/2022 09:00 AM EDT

VA-funded research starting in the 1990s helped uncover knowledge that proved to be key—along with findings by many other groups—to establishing the technique of transplanting a pig’s heart into a person. The researcher leading this work at VA was Dr. Richard Pierson, a specialist in thoracic and cardiac surgery who is now with Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.

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05/10/2022 04:00 PM EDT

Visiting our “Talk About It Tuesday” broadcast, San Juanita George shared with viewers the potential perks of working with the Travel Nurse Corps.

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