ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two congressmen will be in St. Louis on Wednesday to visit the Cochran VA Medical Center and assess efforts to correct sterilization concerns at the hospital.

Democratic Rep. Russ Carnahan of St. Louis will be joined by House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, a Florida Republican.

In 2010, the hospital suspended surgeries and sent letters to more than 1,800 veterans because improperly cleaned dental equipment could have exposed them to hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. The VA said the risk of infection was remote and no illnesses were ever tied to the faulty sterilization.

The VA has said the problems have been corrected. Surgeries resumed last year.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  1. Susan says:

    i feel like they do, but true rigelion jeans to me fit a little bigger than other brands. such as a size 30 abercrombie and fitch jeans fits hella tighter than a size 30 true rigelion jean. but to me they fit the same size real true rigelion jeans fit.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Listen Live