VA Health

VA doctors save accident victim’s life…then discover…

When Carl Knight started out on a motorcycle ride with his friends early one morning this spring, being in an accident was doubtless the last thing on his …


Veterans conquer depression with equine therapy

Diesel and numerous other horses inhabit a magical place called Windhaven Therapeutic Riding near Vancouver, Washington. It was established back in …


On target: Army Veteran hits the mark with archery at National Veterans Golden Age Games

Whuhhh-BAPP! Bullseye. Reginald Presley takes another red and yellow, aluminum arrow, puts it in his bow, pulls back and releases. Whuhhh-BAPP! Another …


Women Veterans: You are in control of your care at VA

It's important for our women Veterans to know that they are in control of their care and the care they receive from VA is consistent with or exceeds care …


For Veterans with arthritis, VA offers a variety of treatment

Researchers are working hard to understand the causes of arthritis and to develop better treatments, and ultimately a cure.


Southern Advocate in service to Veterans

In this series, we would like you to meet just a few of VA’s Patient Advocates – like Marilynn Jones (above) – and to read about why they love their …


VA testing mobile app to allow Veterans to schedule their own health care appointments

VA recently implemented a Mobile Veterans Appointment Request application at 99 sites across the country to further modernize its systems and give Veterans …


Medical Legal Partnerships: Veterans’ health beyond the stethoscope

Medical Legal Partnerships support care collaboration between medical and legal professionals in an effort to address the outstanding medical and legal …


Women Veterans: Help for Postpartum Depression

The birth of a baby is a life-changing event that can trigger all kinds of emotions from happiness and joy to jitters and fear. It can also lead to …


Positive change is sweeping through Arizona under permanent VA leadership

Veterans should feel a level of comfort knowing solid, permanent leadership exists statewide throughout Arizona’s three health care systems and other …


Ageless Veterans going for the gold

There are nearly 800 Veterans down in Biloxi who don’t feel old at all. They are on the Gulf Coast this week for the 31st National Veterans Golden Age …


Listening to Veterans is essential for shaping the future of VA community care

The goal is to gain a better understanding of Veterans’ personal experiences using VA community care, both positive and negative, so we can turn that …