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• By 2025, Florida is projected to overtake California as the state with the second largest veteran population. This means the state will need a significant federal investment to meet the healthcare needs associated with the growing population. 90.7’s health reporter Abe Aboraya spoke with Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie about healthcare for veterans in the area. Read More »
• Lockheed Martin, Universal Studios, and Orange County will be among more than 50 employers at the Orlando Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, December 13th. The job fair is for veterans, military spouses, transitioning military personnel, and National Guard and Reserve members. It is produced by the RecruitMilitary organization and Disabled American Veterans. More information on the job fair is available at the RecruitMilitary website here. RecruitMilitary’s Heidi Miller says the fair often leads to an on-the-spot interview, so she has advice for attendees. “Come prepared. Dress the part and bring multiple copies of your resume,” offers Miller. “I recommend at least 30 copies.” For those who want to engage in some prep work, or for people who cannot attend … Read More »
• A new bill could legalize the prescription of medical marijuana at VA hospitals in states where the drug is already legal. If it passes, marijuana could be used as an alternative treatment for chronic pain. Read More »
• The Sarasota Herald-Tribune recently published a report about veterans who want the government to reclassify marijuana to reflect its medical value. The vets are using the drug to treat pain and PTSD. Read More »