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After Years Of Use, Dangers Of Opioid Drugs Discovered

Staff Writer | | September 29, 2012

Two-thirds of the Texas Iraq and Afghanistan veterans the American-Statesman identified as dying of overdoses had powerful prescription painkillers in their systems, according to autopsies and medical examiner reports. Read More »

NIH And VA Address Pain And Related Conditions In U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans, And Their Families

Press Release | National Institutes of Health , Department of Veterans Affairs | September 25, 2014

Thirteen research projects totaling approximately $21.7 million over 5 years will explore nondrug approaches to managing pain and related health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), drug abuse, and sleep issues. The effort seeks to enhance options for the management of pain and associated problems in U.S. military personnel, veterans, and their families...

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Telehealth Progress Requires Beefed Up Network Infrastructure

Rutrell Yasin | Federal Times | January 23, 2015

Federal agencies have applied telehealth technology in innovative ways to expand health care beyond the walls of veterans' hospitals and other care facilities. Current efforts allow caregivers to reach patients in their daily lives while clinicians and specialists can share and archive medical information...

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VA Embraces Nontraditional Treatments: Complementary Alternative Therapy Helps People Move The Focus Away From Their Aches And Pains

Staff Writer | | March 3, 2012

It seems an unlikely pairing. The practice of traditional - and renowned - medicine on a historic campus and a new program of alternative and complementary healing... Read More »

We Turn Brainwaves Into Sound For Music And Medicine

Kat Austen | New Scientist | April 14, 2014

A neuroscientist and a musician explain how they built the Brain Stethoscope, which is both brain scanner and musical instrument...Why is a cellist and sound artist collaborating with someone who deals with brain disorders?

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