This Veteran’s Day, hosts Terry and Dr. Bob explore potential federal policies to improve healthcare for U.S. veterans. Congresswoman Nancy Mace (SC-01) serves on the Veterans Affairs Committee and she joins the show to share what Congress can do to improve veteran healthcare. As the daughter of a retired Army General, it’s a personal issue.
Plus, Kate Pecora speaks with Air Force veteran Eric Koleda about a growing health issue among veterans: traumatic brain injuries. He shares the work his organization TreatNOW is doing to connect veterans with hyperbaric oxygen therapy to heal brain wounds, and the legislative efforts to increase access to this care.
And after a busy week in Washington, Terry and Dr. Bob get to the core of what patients and caregivers should know.
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising
Congresswoman Nancy Mace, Representative, South Carolina District 1
Eric Koleda, Director of State Legislative Efforts, TreatNOW Coalition
Wanda Green, Patient Correspondent
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