VA awards $2.3 million in grants for home-based care, mental health hirings

A pair of grants worth more than $2 million has been awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs to boost home-based care and hire new staffers specializing in mental health care to aid veterans in the north country.

Pets for Vets program rolled out by a Florida county animal services

Aside from their service in the U.S. Armed Forces, Gary McClughen and John Coppenhaver also share a love for dogs.

$2.15M lawsuit: Hampton VA did surgery on wrong bone in foot

Last summer, Mickey Murray went to the Hampton VA Medical Center with a broken right foot. A doctor recommended - and performed - surgery to his third metatarsal, court documents said.

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