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Blunt, McCaskill Want Answers from St. Louis VA

The senators’ letter also raises questions about 45 areas of concern, including reports of unsanitary conditions.


The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

VA Works to Improve Response Time for St. Louis Patients

The VA is hiring more staff to improve its patient capacity, and adding a fleet of 11 vans to shuttle in patients from outlying towns.


Attendees to the Foreign Wars National Convention at America's Center listen as U.S. Vice President Jow Biden delivers his remarks at America's Center in St. Louis on July 21, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Acting VA Secretary: VA Needs a Behavior Correction

Acting VA secretary Sloan Gibson addressed the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference downtown.


John Cochran V.A. Medical Center (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Veterans: Shinseki’s Resignation ‘Just Politics’

This morning, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid growing controversy surrounding veterans’ health care.


File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Blunt: No Answers from St. Louis VA

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he asked officials at the John Cochran VA Medical Center point-blank about a whistleblower’s allegations of delays in mental health treatment and doctors slacking off.


U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) file photo (Getty/ Whitney Curtis)

Sen. Blunt to Meet With St. Louis VA Officials

Officials at St. Louis’ John Cochran VA Hospital can expect some tough questions this morning, as Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt meets with them about allegations of inadequate mental health care.


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Report: St. Louis VA Makes ‘Vast Improvements’

The report comes more than two years after sterilization concerns were first raised at the John Cochran VA Medical Center.


John Cochran V.A. Medical Center (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

St. Louis VA Medical Center Under Microscope Again

The American Legion wants to hear from veterans about the quality of health care.


Florida Congressman Jeff Miller, with Missouri Congressmen Carnahan, Akin and Clay

VA Medical Center Inspected by Four Congressmen

VA Center was caught using dirty dental equipment last year



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