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Heat-related health dangers for older adults soar during the summer

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Heat Health

 

As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the summer months. Hyperthermia can include heat stroke, heat edema (swelling in your ankles and feet when you get hot), heat syncope (sudden dizziness after exercising in the heat), heat cramps, and heat exhaustion.

Army Veteran and NYC police detective shares her experience fighting breast cancer

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Breast Cancer

 

Fighting crime and cancer

Lucretia Gayle (pictured above left, with Oncologist Dr. Andrea Leaf on the right), a 21-year Army Veteran and New York City Police detective who specializes in investigations of organized crime, weapons and drugs, described the highs and lows of her life after receiving a diagnosis of stage 2 breast cancer a year ago. Gayle recently talked about her experience at a Cancer Survivors Day event held June 6 at VA’s Brooklyn campus. The annual program was attended by about 60 patients, family members, friends and VA caregivers.

VA releases health care benefit application for Spanish-speaking Veterans

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DVA

 

Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the Spanish version of the application for health benefits, as part of VA’s effort to simplify and improve the health care enrollment process for Veterans.

The Opposite Of Your Job: Former VA Employee Defrauds Disabled Veteran Of $680,000

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Defraud

 

Kenneth Richard Devore was appointed as a Tennessee VA Field Examiner with the Fiduciary Program in 2013. He was responsible for protecting Veterans’ financial assets and setting them up for a great future.

Vets rarely get college credit for military training. Here’s how Congress is trying to fix that

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Vets College Credit

 

WASHINGTON — Few student Veterans receive academic credit for the training they received in the military, a problem that forces them to waste time and effort repeating work, Vet advocates say.

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