Tag Archives: Service Connection

CAVC–JEFFREY V GIBSON-SHOW ME THE LEAD TEST

You’ve probably noticed by now that a decision with the word “reversed” in the ruling verbiage is a magnet to my senses. Glen R. Bergmann bags a good one here. The BVA and the RO were just not going to … Continue reading

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Proof that HCV Sustained Virologist Response (SVR) is a myth?

The HCV monster-machines are apparently craftier than we have been led to believe.  Even after IFN/R therapy, and non-reactive (not detectable) standard clinical testing, more sensitive tests prove that HCV RNA still resides in the human body in reservoirs.  The … Continue reading

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VBA-PLEASE KEEP EXIT AISLES CLEAR

As I predicted several months ago, the stampede to the exits is in full swing. Following  Petzel’s lead were Joan Moody and Willy Gunn who didn’t even wait for the jumpmaster or a green light. Dr. Brown, Under Secretary of … Continue reading

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DAY 25–SOVALDI

Day 25 dawns with a nagging headache. This is # 7 since beginning the new prophylaxis. Additional noted complaints include itching (yes Leigh, me too) in odd places never mentioned in public, anemia, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura on exposed arms, pruritus, … Continue reading

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HCV infection and veterans’ oral health

According to a 2012 report published for dentists by the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, which also covers hepatitis, health problems associated with HCV are numerous. The report, Dental and Orofacial Health and Hepatitis C contains a few graphic images including … Continue reading

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VA-WE WANT OUR SPLENDID ISOLATION BACK

We are reaching the point of absurdity. Hardly a day passes that another VA upper-level manager manages to leave incriminating evidence lying around to be found. That a member of Congress would think reading that evidence of perfidy a horrible intrusion on the … Continue reading

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VA SCHEDULING FIASCO–LATEST UPDATE

(UPI)Under Secretary for Veterans Benefits (and now titular head of the VHA, too) Allison “In Wonderland” Hickey announced today that the VA’s highly-trained investigators at the Office of Inspector General have finally gotten to the bottom of the VA scheduling … Continue reading

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PTSD AND FIREWORKS

I was contacted numerous times during the leadup to July 4th by some who suffer PTSD and asked-almost begged- to write an article about the negative effects of loud explosions on those with PTSD. The folks who wished me to … Continue reading

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eBENEFITS–SO SIMPLE A CAVEMAN CAN DO IT

Remember USB Allison “in Wonderland” Hickey’s famous rejoinder to Congress back in 2013? Paraphrased, it could be summed up thusly: “As simple as filing taxes online and a way to whittle down the claims backlog“. Whew, doggies.  Considering the claims backlog just hit two … Continue reading

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BVA–THE LOUISVILLE TWO STEP

The Louisville Two-step: Step One: Get VSO and sign POA over. Step two: Step into street in front of VA Examiner and get prepared to be mowed down. This is so predictable. Johnny Rebel here could have been in high cotton … Continue reading

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