Tag: veterans health administration
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Denis McDonough to provide an explanation for blanket and vague denials of applicants and legacy participants from the department’s...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., introduced the “Veterans Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act.” Dunn’s office weighed in why he introduced the proposal. “Prostate cancer is the number one cancer diagnosed in the Veterans...
“Prostate cancer is the number one cancer diagnosed in the Veterans Health Administration, with over 489,000 veterans undergoing treatment. This bill will direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national clinical pathway for prostate cancer, a standardized system of care for the treatment of what is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the veterans’ health system."
U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., scored a win this week as he looksto expand medical marijuana options for veterans.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reverse its decision to evict members of Congress from their offices inside VA facilities.
“As a veteran, I’m committed to ensuring that veterans receive the care they deserve, and I know that sometimes that care can include medical marijuana,” said Steube when he brought out the bill.