By Debbie Gregory. Advocates of medicinal marijuana use for veterans believe in its effectiveness in treating chronic pain. Now the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has authorizes its physicians and care teams to speak openly with veteran patients about their marijuana use. Currently, VA doctors cannot prescribe medical cannabis, but thanks to VHA Directive 1315, […]
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By Debbie Gregory. In a continuing effort to treat Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and reduce the number of veteran suicides, the Department of Veterans Affairs has approved hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to some veterans with PTSD. In a hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, the air pressure is increased to three times higher than normal air pressure. […]
By Debbie Gregory. Attitudes towards the use of medical marijuana have been undergoing rapid changes. For many people who are in pain, medical marijuana is the only medicine that relieves pain and suffering, or treats symptoms of their medical condition, without debilitating side effects. There is a plethora of scientific research establishing medical marijuana as […]
MilitaryConnection.com and VAMBOA Join Forces with America Salutes You & Wall Street Rocks to Present Guitar Legends for Heroes
MilitaryConnection.com, one of the most comprehensive directories of military and veteran resources on the web, and non-profit trade association VAMBOA, the Veterans and Military Business Owners Association are proud to announce that they have joined forces with America Salutes You and Wall Street Rocks to Present “Guitar Legends for Heroes.” On Wednesday, November 29th, some […]
By Debbie Gregory. The Department of Veterans Affairs and the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs are taking a hard look at VA facilities across the country to determine which ones have been outlived their usefulness. Many aging and underused facilities could be subject to closure. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said that the […]
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