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(U.S Department of Veteran Affairs)

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 Whistleblower Says He Was Told He Was ‘Spending Too Much Time with Veterans’

Former Head of Psychiatry at the John Cochran Medical Center Dr. Jose Mathews testified before the Veterans Affairs Committee last night.


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.


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.


Memorial Day 2014 at Jefferson Barracks. Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume

Local Veterans React to VA Health Care Scandal

On Memorial Day, local military veterans also had the opportunity to discuss the current VA health care scandal with friends and former comrades.


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

Survey: Missouri Veterans Happy With VA Services

That’s according to a new, unscientific survey of 352 Missouri vets, conducted by Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill.


Ann Wagner

Wagner Calls for Resignation of VA Secretary

Wagner said that Secretary Shinseki has failed to fulfill his mission at the VA.


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Sen. McCaskill: Administration Will Get to Bottom of VA Scandals

With the investigation into problems at the VA hospital in Phoenix now underway, Missouri lawmakers are asking the Obama administration to look at allegations of delays in mental health treatment in St. Louis.


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How Long Does it Take to Get Psychiatric Help?

A whistleblower is making headlines for claiming that some veterans have to wait at least a month to see a psychiatrist at the VA medical center in St. Louis.


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

St. Louis VA Hospital Responds to Whistleblower Claims

The VA hospital says they’ve conducted a thorough review of their productivity, and found their psychiatrists are treating 14 patients per day.



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