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Bits Of Blood, Bone Found On Surgical Tools At Cincinnati VA Hospital

An investigation found, among other discoveries, that the Cincinnati VA Medical Center was using unsanitary surgical tools.
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Bits Of Blood, Bone Found On Surgical Tools At Cincinnati VA Hospital

Nurses at a VA hospital say blood and bone from previous surgeries were found on instruments.

That's just one of several findings from our new investigation into a Cincinnati VA hospital.

We found that the rates of MRSA infections at the Cincinnati VA hospital were more than double the national average.

The VA hospital's Chief of Staff Dr. Barbara Temeck declined an interview.

An internal investigation found the VA suicide hotline left many calls unanswered. 

Check out the link in the transcript for the full investigation.

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