Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Congress Asked To Raise Spending Cap For Denver VA Hospital

Colorado’s congressional delegation is asking the House and Senate to raise the spending limit on Denver’s new veterans hospital from $800 million to $1.1 billion so the troubled project can be completed.

01/28/2015

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Study: Hyperbaric Chambers For Concussions No More Effective Than Placebo

A study released Monday says hyperbaric chambers were no more effective in treating post-concussion symptoms than air-filled placebo, or “sham,” chambers.

11/17/2014

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500 Homeless Vets Get Help At Denver Stand Down

Organizers say nearly 500 veterans have taken advantage of services ranging from haircuts to help resolving court cases at Denver’s annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down.

11/07/2014

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Haircuts, Health Checks Offered To Homeless Vets

Homeless veterans will be able to get clothing, toiletries, haircuts and hot meals at the annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down in Denver.

11/06/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

The clinic in Fort Collins (credit: CBS)

VA Employees Face Discipline For Manipulating Data

The Department of Veterans Affairs says six employees at a clinic in Fort Collins and the VA Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, should be disciplined for manipulating data about veteran care.

07/29/2014

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American Legion Steps In To Help Veterans In Need Of Health Care

American Legion volunteers are helping veterans in Northern Colorado get health care this week.

07/16/2014

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Sen. Udall Joins Rep. Coffman In Call For VA Head To Resign

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign.

05/28/2014

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Vets Use Memorial Day To Raise Concerns About VA Health Care

Ceremonies around the nation honored the service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. This Memorial Day comes as there are growing questions about health care for veterans.

05/26/2014

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Fort Collins Veteran Claims He Waited Months For Care At VA Hospital

President Obama has assigned his deputy chief of staff to oversee the investigation of 26 Veterans Affairs medical facilities nationwide. Those include the Northern Colorado and Wyoming veterans services centers.

05/22/2014

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