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V.A. Medical System / Wisconsin #1085729

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 28, 2015
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(Studio: Carl Quintanilla) Report introduced.

(Tomah, Wisconsin: Ronan Farrow) An investigation into whether patients at a V.A. hospital in Wisconsin have been over-medicated examined; details given about the role of Dr. David Houlihan@, aka "The Candy Man," for prescribing drugs for veterans & different prior reviews about the hospital in Tomah. [Former Marine's father Marvin LINDENSON?- reacts to the autopsy report for his son.] [Army vet Craig Barrington's sister Carrie HAMM?- says "they killed him."] [At hearings, V.A. interim secretary for health Dr. Carolyn CLANCY@- expresses sorrow for the losses & veterans' deaths.] [In interview, CLANCY - comments on the investigations.] The Wisconsin bill to prevent over-prescribing for veterans named for the late Jason Simcakoski@ noted.

Quintanilla, Carl;
Farrow, Ronan

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