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Sunday marked Vietnam Veterans Day in the U.S. In advance of this annual recognition, WBFO received never-before-released audio from the VA Western New York Healthcare System featuring Buffalo businessman Michael Militello who, before founding some of the area's longtime establishments, was a combat-wounded Vietnam veteran.

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The VA Western New York Healthcare System is receiving funding from the federal government that will allow three studies to proceed at the Buffalo VA Medical Center. The researchers leading the respective projects say these will benefit not only the veterans who will receive treatment but also the wider community.

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This month marks the halfway point in New York State's plan to end the AIDS epidemic by the year 2020. Although local health care officials say progress has been made, a new epidemic is threatening the effort.