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US: Some Military Veterans Waited 115 Days for Health Appointments

A new U.S. investigation has confirmed allegations of widespread shortcomings in the medical treatment the country provides for its military veterans, with some patients forced to wait an average of 115 days before their first appointment with a health care provider. The White House said Wednesday that President Barack Obama found the new findings "extremely troubling." Key lawmakers overseeing U.S. veterans affairs demanded that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki...

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