Administrator

About admin

Mid-Cities Medical is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, specializing in servicing the home medical needs of our Veterans through government approved lines of Durable Medical Equipment, Portable and Stationary Oxygen Concentrator and Ventilator services. With a commitment to excellence, Mid-Cities Medical has been continuously contracted with the Veterans Administration for 37+ consecutive years, and will continue executing the service orders provided by our government partners with professionalism, precision, timeliness, and dedication.

VA encourages Veterans to get a colonoscopy

VA News – Colorectal cancer is one of the leading cancer killers, and it often has no symptoms. That is why getting screened regularly for colorectal cancer is so important, because it really prevents and decreases mortality. Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld, president of the American Medical Association and a Navy Veteran, just turned 45 and did what we should all do at that age: Get a colonoscopy. “I don’t know if looking

VET TEC pilot program concludes this April

VA News – VA’s Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC), an innovative program to pair Veterans and transitioning service members with high-technology programs, is coming to an end this April. Over the five-year program, more than 14,000 VET TEC beneficiaries completed this pilot program which provided opportunities for Veterans to obtain the technology skills sought by today’s top employers, with an average starting annual salary of $65,000. Individuals with questions

A faster method to find former service friends

Together We Served – Using hand-built databases that contain hundreds of U.S. military units, ships, squadrons and bases going back to WWII, Together We Served’s new Buddy Finder was created specifically to help Veterans find those they served with. Once registered, Veterans will be presented with the complete list of all other TWS Members who served in their units at the same time, providing a comprehensive list of Members they can

The six pillars of lifestyle and performance

Military Health System – The six pillars of lifestyle and performance medicine provide a framework that can be personalized to individual health challenges, and these best practices continue to spread throughout care in the Military Health System. The practice of lifestyle and performance medicine offers ways to be healthier by enhancing a multitude of areas of your life through six key pillars, helping you live longer with fewer chronic diseases, feel

Army recognizes importance of Month of the Military Child

U.S. Army – According to the Department of Defense, the average child in a military family will move 6-9 times during a school career from K-12, 3x more than non-military families. Given a loving home with healthy coping skills, military kids are often resilient in the face of frequent deployments, moves and life changes. The DOD provides the nation’s largest employer-sponsored childcare system, serving approximately 180,000 children ranging in age from

Struggling with unhealthy eating patterns?

VA News – As a woman Veteran you may be at an increased risk of eating disorders, from unpredictable eating schedules and meals eaten quickly to trauma and the pressure to ‘make weight.’ You cannot tell if someone has an eating disorder just by the way they look and eating disorders can affect people of any age, shape, size, race, ethnicity or gender. Check out VA’s Whole Health resources to help

Veteran News – April 2024, Vol. 18, Issue 04

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), taxpayers lose millions of dollars each year due to tax-related scams, fraudsters, and schemes, making it crucial for Veterans to stay vigilant and informed to avoid falling victim to these fraudulent activities.

Veteran Homelessness | The Bottom Line Up Front

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs – Ending Veteran homelessness is a top priority of VA and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it permanently housed 46,552 homeless Veterans in 2023, ensuring that 95.9% of Veterans housed have remained in housing. .youtube { overflow:hidden; padding-bottom:60%; position:relative; height:0; } .youtube iframe { left:0; top:0; height:100%; width:100%;

Tribal leaders discuss care for Native American Veterans

VA News – Made up of 15 members from different Tribal Nations across the U.S., VA’s Tribal and Indian Affairs Advisory Committee (TAC) met to discuss a wide range of topics about issues critical to the American Indian/Alaska Native Veteran populations. Committee members advocates for the needs of American Native Veterans and are the voice to ensure American Native Veterans are being represented and their VA health care needs are heard

VA resources to improve your sleep

VA News – Although many Veterans deal with the consequences of poor sleep every day, there are solutions to sleep issues and through VA, Veterans can access virtual sleep resources. Here are four resources you can use today to improve your sleep quality: Path to Better Sleep course provides free training to better understand and manage your sleep. Insomnia Coach and CBT-i Coach apps offer training based on cognitive behavioral therapy. Annie for Veterans