Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day History

The Web site USMemorialDay.org has an interesting section on the¬†history of Memorial Day. As we pause today to honor our veterans, the history of this day is important. This is the opening section of the Web page: Memorial Day, originally … Continue reading

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Texas Agencies Promise Reform After Alleged Abuse at Veterans Nursing Homes

Three state agencies have pledged to improve responses to abuse allegations at nursing homes, after legislators raised pointed questions about safety and management at two state-owned facilities for veterans. That is the story published recently in the¬†Dallas Morning News. Here … Continue reading

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VA Limits Surgeries at Some Hospitals After Deaths

Because of an alarming report of deaths during or after surgeries at one VA hospital in Illinois, the Veterans Affairs Department is limiting the types of surgeries performed at some of its hospitals. The VA has now given each hospital … Continue reading

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