The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) provides a broad spectrum of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, mental health and outpatient care to veterans at three medical centers and five outpatient clinics located throughout the state. More than 52,000 veterans from various generations receive care from VAMHCS annually. Nationally recognized for its state-of-the-art technology and quality patient care, VAMHCS is proud of its reputation as a leader in veterans’ health care, research and education. It costs nothing for veterans to enroll for health care with the VA Maryland Health Care System and it could be one of the more important things a veteran can do. To enroll for VA health care, interested veterans can call 877-222-8387 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., or they can visit http://www.va.gov and clinic on “Apply now for VA health care.” … [Read more...] about VA Maryland Health Care System Invites Women to Continue Making History with VA
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Fifty-two percent of Americans aged 65 and older who voted in 2016 supported Trump, versus the 45 percent who backed former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton to start new podcast Centrist Democrats insist Sanders would need delegate majority to win President Trump is weak against Bernie Sanders in foreign affairs MORE. … [Read more...] about Democrats seize on health care to woo seniors in 2020
Attorney Tom Bennigson of the Public Good Law Center in Berkeley filed arguments on behalf of the American Heart Association and other health organization supporting the warning labels. He said the only way to comply with objections like Christen’s would be to attach footnotes to every label detailing the types of illnesses a substance does and doesn’t cause. … [Read more...] about Health advocates worry about surprise court opinion on SF’s sugary drinks law
While under-compensated, the work of caregivers can be every bit as important to survival as the work of physicians. Science supports this claim. The buffering hypothesis shows how in stressful situations — like a health crisis — the knowledge that someone else is there to help saves us from feeling overwhelmed. Social support, defined as behaviors that communicate to an individual that she or he is valued and cared for by others, helps build self-esteem and reduces symptoms and pain. … [Read more...] about Does anyone care about professional caregivers?
It is the latest of several lawsuits California has filed against the federal government over health care policy since Trump took office. The others challenge the administration’s decision to halt payments to insurance companies that help them pay for coverage for low-income Americans, and a federal rule change that gives some employers more leeway to opt out of birth control coverage. … [Read more...] about California sues Trump administration over small-business health policy