Irritable Bowel Syndrome, also known as IBS, affects 1 in 5 people in America. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a disorder that can cause various gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating and abdominal pain. If your doctor has talked to you about a possible Irritable Bowel Syndrome diagnosis, there is hope. Nutrition and lifestyle changes can help manage your symptoms. Here are three ways you can keep your gut happy and healthy:
Veterans no longer need a referral from their primary care provider
To ensure Veterans receive quicker access to specialty rehabilitation services and equipment, VA recently implemented a rapid response team to expand staffing, training and increase communication with Veterans in order to improve processes necessary to reduce and eliminate the backlog of pending requests for prosthetic items and services.
Affordable Dentures & Implants® Launches Pro Bono Implant Treatment Initiative For U.S. Veterans, Homeless
RALEIGH, NC and PHOENIX, January 9, 2017 – Affordable Dentures & Implants® announced today that it will partner with Brighter Way Dental Institute of Phoenix, Arizona to deliver free dental implant, oral surgery, and prosthetic treatment to hundreds of U.S. military Veterans and homeless citizens. The network of affiliated dental practices expects to contribute about $3.25 million in pro bono implant and prosthetic services in 2017 alone. About 400 volunteers – including affiliated practice owners, dental technicians and other auxiliary staff members – will travel from across the U.S. to Phoenix as part of the effort.
In discussing veterans’ health care, one of the most commonly used words is “choice.” Most often, choice is used in the context of allowing veterans to seek care within their community, rather than at a VA facility. However, there are other important aspects of choice that are less discussed, but equally important when it comes to veterans’ health care is the choice of treatment options.
A study from the Madison VA Hospital in Wisconsin has shown that structural damage in the white matter of the brain may be linked to chronic musculoskeletal pain in Gulf War Veterans.
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is actively pursuing ways to deliver the best in health care for America’s heroes. Providing personalized, proactive, patient-driven care and empowering Veterans to make important health related decisions are at the forefront of the organization’s strategic plan.
A federal investigative agency on Wednesday criticized the Miami VA Medical Center after an independent lab found that eight Veterans tested for HIV had different results from those at the VA, the Miami Herald reported.
“These days, life is phenomenal” says Mary Torczon. “Things have never been better.” However, getting to this point, Mary endured years of hardship, loss, and grief.
The end of February 2018 marks the 27th anniversary of the end of combat operations of the first Gulf War, which includes the buildup of Operation Desert Shield and combat in Operation Desert Storm.
Right now, the hospitalization rate for flu here in the United States is the highest on record, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A scary thought.