“Joe The Vet” makes an appearance on this segment, urging Vietnam veterans to be aware of the symptoms of Type II Diabetes which is on the VA’s list of presumptive conditions related to exposure to Agent Orange.
Rick and Gloria discuss progress on using hyperbaric therapy to treat veterans with TBI and PTSD. Positive findings are proving this therapy to be an alternative to the VA’s often reckless use of pharmaceuticals.
Rick and Gloria discuss problems and future fixes regarding the Veterans Choice Act. They also talk about The Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2015. This legislation when enacted will create an national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during their service. […]
News bulletin calling for veteran volunteers to participate in hyper-baric therapy studies related to Traumatic Brain Injury. The program is headed by Dr. Paul G. Harch, Principal Investigator and Clinical Professor, LSU School of Medicine.
Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans 10: IAVA Executive Dir. Paul Rieckhoff And IAVA Member Mick Zacchea Speak Out
Segment #10 – IAVA Executive Dir. Paul Rieckhoff and IAVA member Mick Zacchea speak out on veterans mental health.
Veterans TV Hour host Gloria O’Brien joins Rick to discuss a new approach to driver rehab for traumatic brain injury. A short documentary video produced by Veterans Network on this subject is also shown.