Tag Archives: veterans

Meet the students trying to simplify clinical trial recruitment for veterans

A group of Northern Virginia high school students is hoping to make it a little easier for vulnerable individuals to connect with clinical trials that might benefit them – with the help of an app they’ve been developing over the course of nearly two years.   Ethan Ocasio, Shreeja Kikkisetti and Neeyanth Kopparapu created the… Read More »

Veterans benefit from pain treatment without drugs

A new study finds a lower risk of adverse post-treatment outcomes among returning military service personnel with chronic pain who received nondrug therapy. Share on PinterestNew research shows that some nondrug therapies, including exercise therapy, can help relieve pain in veterans. Many people returning from military deployment experience physical and mental health issues. These can… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

School of Dentistry to offer free care to veterans, JPS kids – WLBT

WHY: Many veterans do not qualify for dental benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and cannot afford needed dental care, while the need for early dental care for children in Mississippi remains high. Dental decay is a significant health problem for Mississippi’s third grade children and many have limited access to dental care,… Read More »