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An annual physical saved one Veteran’s life

Discussing his personal and medical history saved a Veteran’s life. Resources such as MyHealtheVet can help you prepare for an exam and communicate …


Research helps Veteran-actor succeed despite TBI and related growth-hormone deficiency

Research is helping Iraq Army Veteran Lance Caver pursue his acting career as he copes with traumatic brain injury and adult growth hormone deficiency.


Veterans choosing to be tobacco free

Tobacco treatment coaches at Bay Pines offer the highest level of support, education and behavioral strategies to aid Veterans in their journey to becoming …


Facilities earn top marks in healthcare equality index

Veterans with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and related identities face increased health risks and unique challenges in accessing quality …


Food safety: VA dietitian offers tips for a safe and healthy cookout

There are some particular high-risk foods to watch out for. Be on the lookout and follow these seven tips to avoid food-borne illnesses at your next cookout


VA Top Nurse of the Year is former Air Force bomber navigator

Fresno VA’s Nurse of the Year is a retired Air Force bomber navigator who treats patients with compassion and understanding. He connects with fellow …


Boat project helps keep Veterans afloat

All Hands Boatworks was founded in 2013 by Bill Nimke, whose background was teaching, although not shop class. He was familiar with other youth …


Army combat Veteran fights the war on opioid addiction

“It's never too late to make a difference and go back to learn and grow,” said retired Army Vaster Sergeant and former Delta Force operator Norman …


Independence Day events at VA Medical Centers

July 4 - Independence Day. A holiday for America, a special day for Veterans, the men and women who have protected our independence for two centuries. Here …


[Podcast] #111 Benefits Breakdown – VetChange App

Monica Roy from VA Boston Healthcare System joins us on this episode to explain how VetChange came to be and how it benefits Veterans.


VA San Diego is studying PTSD and moral wounds

Combat Veterans can experience long lasting emotional and spiritual pain from participating in, witnessing, or failing to prevent traumatic events that …


Modern Healthcare Magazine recognizes VA’s top physician as one of 2018’s 50 most influential physician executives and leaders

The 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders recognition program honors physicians working in all sectors of the health-care industry who are …