Military healthcare

Cars in snowy conditions on the A192 road near Blyth, north east England, Thursday March 1, 2018. Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Emergency officials said many drivers had to be rescued from stranded vehicles. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 4:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's military is being deployed to central and western England to help get hospital workers to their jobs and to rescue people from snowbound vehicles as unusually cold weather gripped the country. The army is sending 20 troops and 10 four-wheel drive vehicles to Shropshire, and...
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February 27, 2018 - 9:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three people at a northern Virginia military base were transported to a medical facility and were in stable condition Tuesday after a suspicious piece of mail was opened and nearly a dozen people felt ill. A spokeswoman for Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall said people in the office...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, walk to the chamber after collaborating on an agreement in the Senate on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 07, 2018 - 9:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders brokered a long-sought budget agreement Wednesday that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. But both Democratic liberals and GOP tea party forces swung against the plan, raising questions about its...
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January 16, 2018 - 7:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fuller readout of President Donald Trump's health following his first medical check-up is expected later Tuesday. Trump's White House physician - Navy doctor Ronny Jackson - declared Trump to be in "excellent health" following last Friday's exam at the Walter Reed military...
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January 15, 2018 - 1:08 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, sued the VA in U.S...
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January 13, 2018 - 3:48 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A U.S. Navy veteran is suing a hospital that he says misdiagnosed him as being a cocaine addict instead of suffering from gallbladder and pancreas disease. The State newspaper in Columbia reports Eric Walker has sued Dorn Veterans Hospital in Columbia for its treatment of him...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to meet with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump will be the patient, not the commander in chief offering comfort, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital. Trump heads to the medical facility in the Maryland suburbs of Washington on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, for his first medical check-up as president. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 12, 2018 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's physical (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Donald Trump's White House doctor says, "The President is in excellent health." Dr. Ronny Jackson says in a statement released by the White House that Trump's physical Friday "went exceptionally well."...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump smiles as he meets with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation’s highest office. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first medical checkup since taking office nearly a year ago comes as questions linger about his health and mental fitness. The 71-year-old president is due for an exam on Friday at a military hospital in suburban Washington. Presidents aren't required to...
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President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order "Supporting our Veterans during their Transition from Uniformed Service to Civilian Life," in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 09, 2018 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is aiming to curb the number of veteran suicides by improving mental health treatment for the high-risk group. Trump signed an executive order Tuesday directing the secretaries of defense, homeland security and veterans affairs to develop a...
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Gracie Parrish, center, holds a candle for her late husband Zackari Parrish, a Douglas County deputy, at Mission Hills Church in Littleton, Colo., Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. A man who shot and killed the Colorado deputy and wounded several others along with a few civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials, authorities said Monday. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and returned, according to a Veterans Affairs document obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday. The document was provided to the AP by a...
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