veterans

Free dental services offered to veterans through 'Oral Health for Hero's' program

The lack of benefits for those leaving the military or long-time veterans leads to a neglect of their oral hygiene. And the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas has seen a need in the area for that care.They decided to offer an ‘Oral Health for Hero’s’ program for the month of November. The program is offered at their Pittsburg, Coffeyville and Iola locations.

Missouri will prohibit medical marijuana at veterans' nursing homes

Residents and employees of Missouri's seven nursing homes for veterans will not be allowed to use medical marijuana.    Missouri Veterans Commission Executive Director Grace Link said Monday the state must prohibit the use of medical marijuana at the homes in order to comply with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which considers pot an illegal drug.