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New AVAHO Microsite: A resource for hematologists and oncologists working in the VA
This exclusive microsite has been updated with additional meeting coverage from the 2012 AVAHO Annual Meeting, and includes Welcome Reception slides by Robert Kyle, MD, and video highlights of presentations from the poster session. Also...
Providing an Alternative Treatment Modality for Veterans: Establishing and Evaluating an Acupuncture Clinic in a VA Medical Center
“I have had pain (nearly) all my life—for 42 years, and nothing has helped! I doubt acupuncture will help me.”
This 66-year-old veteran presented to the acupuncture clinic in January 2009. He had sustained back and right...
Case in Point
Restless Legs Syndrome Complicating Iron Deficiency
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor disorder, characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs, that occurs mainly at night or during periods of inactivity. The sensations are typically accompanied by a compelling urge to...
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Presenting as Febrile Pancytopenia
A 20-year-old soldier presented to the emergency room with a 1-day history of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever of 102°F. He had recently arrived in San Antonio after extended training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He stated he had...
Clinical Pharmacy Specialists Help Achieve an LDL-Cholesterol Performance Goal in Veterans With Diabetes
According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), an estimated 25.8 million Americans have type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), which accounts for 8.3% of the U.S. population.(1) The prevalence of type 2 DM in the VA population is...
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