Veterans Health

More than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year, and 4,000 women die from this disease.  Once the leading cause of death among women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports the number of cervical cancer deaths have decreased dramatically as a result of regular cervical cancer screening.  Read more… (5/19)

In May TRICARE beneficiaries start spending more time outdoors, but it’s important to protect exposed skin  from the sun. May is Skin Cancer and Prevention month and TRICARE reminds all beneficiaries to take precautions when outside enjoying the sunshine. Read more… (5/20)

New Blue Water Veterans report: The Institute of Medicine’s report on Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure was released May 20, 2011. VA had asked the Institute of Medicine to review the medical and scientific evidence regarding Blue Water Veterans’ possible exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides. Read more… (5/21)

Current TRICARE Prime Enrollees NOT Affected By Oct 1, 2011 Premium Rate Increase
Read more… (9/30) 

 Agent Orange Update  Read more… (9/30)

Veterans Health Administration

 Agent Orange and VA Benefits