Veterans University focuses on increasing access to care

Unique needs for female veterans, in-home care were topics of discussion Photos by Bracha Sarah MeyerowitczCongressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) spoke at Veteran’s University in Palm Springs May 20. ■ By Bracha Sarah Meyerowitcz / Contributed Veteran’s University in Palm Springs on May 20 was a treasure trove of information, especially for female veterans. Up until 1967 there was a 3 percent cap on the number of uniformed women in the service; now they make up approximately 15 percent of our armed forces. Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) spoke eloquently about the changing face of health care for veterans. Those women come to VA medical facilities for everything from maternity care

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