One of the first studies to systematically investigate harassment of female veterans at Veterans Affairs (VA) health centers found that one in four women who receives care at a VA medical center has experienced inappropriate comments or behavior from male veterans on facility grounds. Published in the latest issue of the journal Women’s Health Issues, the study documented that those who reported such harassment were significantly more likely to report either delaying or missing care.
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Blog: Protecting Scientific Integrity Would Help Public Health
The Scientific Integrity Act, introduced last week in the House and Senate, would require federal agencies that fund, conduct, or oversee scientific research to establish scientific integrity policies and processes to enforce them.