Category Archives: Medical News

CAVC–HARVEY v SHULKIN–LIPSTICK ON THE COLLAR

Over the years of my involvement in VA law, I have occasionally (rarely, mind you) heard of Medical Doctor cum Juris Doctorate hired guns. No names here. You all know who you are. In the same vein, I have encountered … Continue reading

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Prominent NYU nephrologist takes an interest in Agent Orange (AO)

The FASEB Journal, 1 April, 2014   April 1, 2014  https://doi.org/10.1096/fj.14-0402ufm  Publisher:  Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology  (The photo below is from a different interesting project.) Dr. Jerome Lowenstein wrote a well-rounded essay, Agent Orange and Heart Disease: Is There a Connection? (LINK to … Continue reading

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Interesting topics

Silvia and Frank have forwarded links to some research and news items that are relevant to our concerns at asknod. From Silvia, this 2009-2007 report is about jet guns (or jet injectors, if you prefer) written from an animal health … Continue reading

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JETGUNS- THE DAMNING DoD LETTER WITHDRAWING THEM

Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you, Silvia and all who helped to bring this to the fore. We have patiently waited for any evidence other than the CDC pointing out that jetguns were … Continue reading

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BVA–THE DEFINITIVE TEXTBOOK HCV JETGUN WIN

This is how to present a claim. You’re never going to win at the RO even if you had a smoking jetgun with blood on it. But you can win using the DoD jetgun withdrawal letter which is damning enough. … Continue reading

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CAVC-JENSEN V. SHULKIN–25 0R 6 TO FOUR

Every once in a while the stars align at the CAVC and incredible combinations of judges on a panel coalesce into a great decision. Throw in a reverse and remand to “Make it so, Numbah One.” and you have the … Continue reading

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Where to receive care? : VA and private hospital ratings

Frank forwarded a botched surgery US Today article to us about a one-star VA hospital in Memphis.  Here is the link to the VHA called “a house of horrors.” By scrolling down to can read how many “stars” VHA rates its … Continue reading

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