Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) Veterans now have more control over the disability claims process. Veterans have the option of visiting a private health care provider instead of a VA facility to complete their disability evaluation form. Veterans can have their providers fill out any of the more than 70 DBQs that are appropriate for their conditions and submit them … [Read more...] about List By Symptom – VA Disability Compensation
George Geiger probably thought being shot down and wounded twice would be the most dangerous time of his life. Then he got the diagnosis of throat cancer and off George went to VA, no problem they said and sent him to receive his chemotherapy to a hospital only a mile from his home. He also needed radiation treatment, so naturally he wanted it at the same facility. It was close … [Read more...] about 49 Years after Vietnam – Surviving throat cancer in spite of VA bureaucracy.
October 19, 2017 By Mike Richman Veterans Affairs Research Communications (Source: VA.gov) "Mitochondrial dysfunction among Veterans with GWI may help explain, in part, the persistence of this illness for over 25 years." Researchers say they have found the “first direct biological evidence” of damage in Veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures … [Read more...] about Researchers find evidence of DNA damage in Vets with Gulf War illness