Cochran VA Medican Center

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9:19 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Morning headlines: Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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Cochran VA Medical Center continues to have problems according to federal report

A new federal report says the Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis continues to have problems with sterilization in its dental clinic. The report comes two years after the hospital notified more than 1,800 veterans that they may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis or other viruses because of unclean conditions in the dental clinic.

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Cochran VA Medical Center
5:56 am
Wed August 31, 2011

Carnahan says Cochran VA is improving

Congressman Russ Carnahan says John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis has made improvements.
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Missouri Congressman Russ Carnahan says the troubled John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis is showing signs of improvement. He points to recent studies and surveys that show the facility's patients are more satisfied with their care.

Carnahan has been critical of problems at the facility over the past year, but now says administrators are turning things around.

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