VA Health

VA physician named to TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world 

TIME magazine has named Dr. Ann McKee, chief of neuropathology of the VA Boston Healthcare System, to its 2018 TIME 100, an annual list of the 100 most …


Cyberknife gives Veterans more treatment options for cancer

A new robotic treatment recently used for the first time at James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa will increase the number of options Veterans have …


VA’s Perry Point Firefighters rescue residents from burning building

VA’s Perry Point Fire Department in Maryland responded to an incident in the community of a Perryville condominium complex in the early morning hours of …


VA’s nationwide baby shower for Veterans

Next month, VA will host baby showers across the country, celebrating over 2,400 Veteran mothers and fathers welcoming babies in 2018. VA’s Nationwide …


Four-legged therapist brightens day of former pilot recovering from TBI

Hercules, a 19-month old black Labrador retriever, is the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Polytrauma Clinic's new therapy dog who makes his rounds each …


Tomah program prepares Veterans for careers

Tomah VAMC has a great program called School at Work. It includes education and career planning to help Veterans prepare for college and a career. It’s …


Women Veterans team up to bring awareness to diagnosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury

Three women Veterans and an Olympic athlete share their stories to bring awareness to the event, in particular to women Veterans, where TBI has been less …


U.S. Army Veteran says Bay Pines VA helped regain her life

U.S. Army Gulf War Veteran Karen Jones credits the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System for getting her back on her feet after battling homelessness in 2012. …


Traumatic Brain Injury: How a rolling pool bridge is helping a Veteran move forward in life

Shooting pool is a pastime many people enjoy, including Veterans and Service members. Navy Corpsman Malik Jones is definitely one of those individuals …


Helping Veterans respond to an opioid overdose

Do you know what a Naloxone Kit is? It could save the life of a Veteran who has overdosed on opioids. Read this important information on the safe use of …


VA now offers adoption reimbursement

Veterans with a service-connected disability that results in infertility will now be able to receive reimbursement for adoption expenses as a result of a …


VA partners with the Library of Congress to promote the ‘Braille and Talking Book Program’ for Veterans

Through a national network of cooperating libraries, the program offers books in a number of formats: Braille, audio, mailed to your door or instantly …