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After 14 months, VA names new head for LA healthcare system

Dept. of Veterans Affairs
| After four interim directors over 14 months, the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Healthcare System will finally have a permanent director.

UCLA's veteran care program gets a boost


Operation Mend has been providing specialty care from facial reconstruction to mental health support for veterans free of charge since 2007.

It's not just the big blasts damaging veterans' brains


Among service members deployed to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, between 10 and 20 percent have reported symptoms related to mild traumatic brain injury.

Veterans' DNA could help researchers revolutionize medicine


The Dept. of Veterans Affairs is creating the largest collection of genetic material in history. Their goal? A database that could change how doctors treat patients.