Veterans Lost In The System: VA Problems Go Back For Decades
May 28 2014 10:47 PM EDT
As pressure grows on Shinseki, the record shows questionable practices dating from the 1920s. Efforts at reform have long been frustrated.
An Email Exchange Could Show VA Exec Tried To Limit WH Envoy's Access
May 22 2014 10:34 PM EDT
President Obama sent Rob Nabors to review the nation's VA facilities. But Nabors may not have gotten the full picture at Phoenix VA.
Secretary Shinseki Under Fire, Will Face His Senate Critics Thursday
May 14 2014 5:37 PM EDT
Eric Shinseki, secretary of the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, will testify about charges of negligence and a possible cover-up.
VA Cover-up? Shinseki Will Testify To Senate
May 08 2014 3:04 PM EDT
The House Veterans Affairs Committee voted to subpoena VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to probe allegations of poor care and a possible cover-up.
Rising Criticism Of VA For Treatment Delays; Demands For Heads To Roll
May 07 2014 3:32 PM EDT
A series of revelations about the way the Department of Veterans Affairs administers care has brought calls for its leadership to go.
New Charges, New Whistleblower In VA Scandal
May 03 2014 4:48 PM EDT
A longtime physician at the Phoenix VA comes forward with more charges of poor treatment.
'How Could They Treat Him So Badly When He Served His Country So Honorably?'
April 30 2014 9:23 AM EDT
Two deceased veterans allegedly died as a result of delayed treatment at the Phoenix Veterans Administration hospital.
Hopes For Presidential Action Following Latest VA Scandal
April 25 2014 7:40 PM EDT
Veterans groups and others continue to call for Obama to intervene in Phoenix, where some vets may have been victimized by a secret waiting list.
New Cancer Drugs Make Tumors Drug Resistant, More Aggressive
April 20 2014 1:08 PM EDT
A popular cancer treatment makes cancer worse, but researchers believe they've found a remedy for that.
Military Docs 'Medicating Troops Into Oblivion'
April 19 2014 12:23 PM EDT
After the recent Fort Hood shootings, experts point to massive overprescription of dangerous drug cocktails.
A Surprise Ruling On US Veteran's Toxic Chemical Claim
April 09 2014 11:46 AM EDT
Steve House's disability case shows that the "VA’s story about toxic exposures to troops on military bases is starting to unravel.”
Spike In MD Arrests Prompts Talk Of Medical Ethics Crisis
April 01 2014 2:45 PM EDT
New York and New Jersey have had a rash of cases of medical fraud, which some say reflects a growing national trend.
Toxic Residue: New Questions About Agent Orange
March 07 2014 2:12 PM EST
A new study may bolster the long-denied claims of U.S. veterans exposed to the deadly chemical well after the Vietnam War ended.
Department Of Veterans Affairs And Congress Clash Over Suicide Charges
February 27 2014 2:12 PM EST
VA takes issue with the charge that suicides resulted from ignoring veterans' stated suicidal tendencies; a U.S. rep. disagrees.
VA Ignored Veterans' Suicidal Tendencies
February 19 2014 3:42 PM EST
A whistleblower who suffered retribution has been vindicated by a Department of Veterans Affairs admission.
Drug Companies Have Complex, Sometimes Fatal Relationships With Cancer Patients
February 07 2014 3:48 PM EST
Drug companies sometimes resist providing experimental drugs to terminal cancer patients. Here's why, and what it means to patients.
Pharmaceutical Company Discontinues Lifesaving Cancer Drug Due To Disappointing Profits
January 31 2014 11:02 AM EST
One man dies after being denied access to an experimental cancer drug.
White House Won't Reveal How Few Hispanics Signed Up For Obamacare
January 15 2014 6:29 AM EST
Is the Obama administration reaching out to Hispanic-Americans effectively?
Hate Sarah Palin On TV? Or Worried About Human Trafficking? There's A Petition For That
December 20 2013 9:47 AM EST
Change.org, the online petition service, which was launched inauspiciously five years ago, has had stunning success in worldwide campaigns.
Congressman 'Absolutely Shocked' By Secret Contents of 9/11 Report
December 09 2013 2:09 PM EST
The Bush administration locked up 28 pages of the 9/11 report that discussed the terrorists' links to Saudis. Now the public may get to see them.