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Try ‘seasonal’ eating this fall for a more flavorful diet

Fresh foods that have been recently harvested and not stored taste the best and retain the most nutrients, so eating seasonally gives you the most “bang …


Biloxi’s Blind Rehabilitation Center excels in survey receiving top marks from commission

The Gulf Coast Blind Rehabilitation Center located at the Biloxi VAMC achieved the highest possible assessment from the commission that surveys and …


Veteran Finds Salvation in VA Treatment Program Suicide Prevention Month

Marine Veteran Randy Elston attempted suicide because he felt there was no hope. After treatment at VA’s San Diego Aspire Center, his life has the …


Army Veteran survives multiple medical challenges and is now inspiring other Veterans at annual VA event

Army Veteran Adam Greathouse was in a coma for two months. Today, he’s a volunteer and an Ambassador for VA’s Summer Sports Clinic, helping other …


VA helps Army Veteran become a tour de force

After Army Veteran John Johnson, 68, was diagnosed with melanoma he bought a bike to get in condition prior to his surgery. In July, he finished an iconic …


Attending to the hearts and souls of families – A Veteran’s view from inside the Pentagon

The September 11 attack shattered lives, broke spirits and devastated families. A Navy Veteran shares what it was like inside the Pentagon and the efforts …


Army Veteran returns to annual TEE tournament in Iowa

Army Veteran Joni Mulvania is back for this year’s TEE Tournament in Iowa, an annual event for blind Veterans and those with other disabilities. She …


Veteran and VA employee tells why she chooses to work for VA

Air Force Veteran Lorrie Lollar-Ray finds her job at VA fulfilling and satisfying. She describes how helping another Air Force Veteran, despite obstacles, …


Keith Thompson earns top honors at National Veterans Wheelchair Games Dislocated shoulder during games

Chosen from the 611 super athletes at the wheelchair games, Keith Thompson was given the Spirit of the Games award for his “athletic achievement, …


Three steps to access ‘community care’

Veterans may be eligible to receive care from a provider outside of VA in their community when VA cannot provide the care you need. This type of care is …


Prostate cancer options for Veterans – for one VA doctor, it’s personal

Dr. Stacy Loeb decided to help treat Veterans with prostate cancer when her grandfather was diagnosed with the disease. Her research is helping to …


Tune in for a Sep. 18 Facebook Live about VA Video Connect

Join VHA’s Office of Connected Care and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at noon ET for a Facebook Live event demonstrating VA Video …