THIS MONTH at a glance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working toward developing a comprehensive public health agenda to promote and improve the health of people with blood disorders. In this video patients, family members and health professionals talk about their experiences with DVT and PE.
The most prevalent inherited thrombophilic abnormality in Western countries, and this genetic condition has been associated with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
FACE BEHIND THE FILE -WOMEN AT WAR
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony J. Principi today kicked off "The Faces Behind the File" project when four Pearl Harbor survivors shared their personal experiences of December 7, 1941 with an audience that included VA employees, senior VA officials and national VSO representatives.
War is Loud: Hearing Loss Most Common Veteran Injury. ... Among post-9/11 veterans, 414,000 have come home with hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.
SMOKING AND LUNG CANCER
This is an authentic case filmed at the Royal Edward Chest Hospital, Montreal: the diagnostic tests, assessment, preparation for removal of a lung from a patient with a long history of cigarette smoking." It follows a lung cancer patient, who is also a heavy smoker, through x-ray, diagnosis, bronchoscopy, surgical preparation, surgery, and post-operation.
Smokers are nearly 70% more likely than non-smokers to suffer hearing loss.
NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS
After a brief introduction of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) you'll follow Regina Benjamin, MD, a primary care physician, in Bayou La Batre, Alabama. She has worked for over 15 years in her community bringing health care to an underserved population.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing individuals face many barriers when trying to access health care.
JUNE at a glance
RECON Digital Detectives
From homicide to computer hacking, DoD special agents fight cyber crime and support the misson of cyber security around the world with expertise in law enforcement and computer forensics.
BATTLEGROUND: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE MARINE CORPS
Transcending conflicts, service branches and generations, the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial will express America's lasting gratitude to the men and women whose lives were forever changed in service to our country.
SHATTERED BY THE STORM
Pt. 1 & 2
Hurricanes are one of the most violent weather systems, causing death and destruction on a massive scale. When storms strike, the U.S. military is called into action.
REMEMBERING NEIL ARMSTRONG
Three years after his death, NASA is remembering Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on another world.
JULY at a glance
CONQUERING THE CLIMB
Ten wounded warriors; nineteen days in the Himalayas; one great adventure: a story of facing challenges and overcoming adversity.
POST TRAMATIC STRESS DISORDER
A look at what VA Research is doing for a special population of Veterans with both traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder.
THE LONG ROAD HOME
The Long Road Home. Growing numbers of female veterans are struggling with homelessness, military sexual trauma and PTSD. We explore the journey home after war through the eyes of two young female veterans and follow their quest to find a "new normal".
What happens when your dream takes a time out? On this episode of Recon, athletes who moved from the playing field to the battlefield - and back.