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Sen. wants no repeat of VA hospital issues in Ohio

A U.S. senator from Ohio challenged Veterans Affairs officials Tuesday to make changes to ensure there is no repeat of problems at the Dayton VA hospital that have led to testing of hundreds of veterans for potential infections.Full story

Inspector: Ohio VA failed at infection policies

A Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Dayton failed to follow infection control policies, and procedures were violated by a dentist accused of failing for years to sterilize equipment and change gloves between patients, according to a Monday report from the VA inspector general's office. Full story

VHA agrees to 3-yr contract extension with Sprint

Sprint Nextel Corp. said Wednesday that health care purchasing network VHA has extended its contract with the carrier for three years in a deal worth $1.2 billion. Full story

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  Clamp left in veteran's heart

A Denver man is suing the local VA hospital after surgeons left a clamp in his heart. KUSA's Jace Larson reports.