VA Secretary Denis McDonough, Minnesota Native, Visits Minneapolis VA To Laud Efforts Combating SuicideSens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith invited him to see the groundbreaking work the Minneapolis VA is doing to combat the issue of veteran suicide.
Inspection Finds Major Issues At VA HospitalA healthcare inspection of the VA hospital in Minneapolis found some major issues when it comes to dealing with veterans in crisis.
Mpls. VA Hospital Developes New Standing WheelchairThe Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Hospital has come up with a prototype of a standing wheelchair. They hope it will help paralyzed veterans live more productive lives. It's not the first standing wheelchair, but this one has significant advances over previous designs.
Feds Looking Into Allegations Of Misconduct At Mpls. VATop VA leaders say there is a federal investigation looking into allegations of misconduct within the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. The director of the Minneapolis VA health care system said the Office of Inspector General is interviewing whistleblowers who say they were pressured into falsifying patient records at the hospital.
Rep. Walz Seeks Review of 31,000 Military DischargesA Minnesota congressman wants thousands of military discharges reviewed, saying a lot of veterans may have been misdiagnosed.
Transgender Vet Finds Help, Without Fear, At VA Hospital There is a program available at the VA hospital in Minneapolis that's serving an often hidden population -- transgender veterans.
Franken Unveils Health Bill For Rural VetsOn this Veterans Day, U.S. Senator Al Franken has unveiled a bill that would provide better health care for vets in rural areas.
More Space Available For Military FamiliesA new building has been built near the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis to help military ad veterans' families in their time of need.