THIS MONTH at a glance

May 7

May 7

BLOOD DISORDERS 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.

MAY 14

MAY 14

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.

MAY 21

MAY 21

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.

May 28

May 28

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

June 4

June 4

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.

June 11

June 11

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.

June 18

June 18

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.

June 25

June 25

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

July 2

July 2

CONQUERING THE CLIMB Ten wounded warriors; nineteen days in the Himalayas; one great adventure: a story of facing challenges and overcoming adversity.

July 9

July 9

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.

July 16

July 16

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".

July 23

July 23

TIME OUT 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.

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