VA Health

Veterans’ Happy Birthdays…100 times…and counting!

Their humble biographies all come together in the story of the defense of liberty and America. Here are the men and women who wore the uniforms of freedom …


Expectant mothers find community support through Women Veterans Health Care Program

VA’s Women Veterans Health Care Program which is designed to ensure timely, continuous care throughout different stages in a Veteran’s life.


Vietnam Veterans, families honored, thanked through program

Vietnam Veterans and their families continue to be honored and thanked as part of the ongoing Vietnam War Commemoration, which runs through 2025.


How VA uses innovation to fight flu

From Sep. 26 to Oct. 25, Central Arkansas VA nurses administered more than 1,250 drive up flu shots to Veterans, all part of an innovative approach to …


Chillicothe VA fair focuses on dementia support

Millions of Americans age 65 and older live with dementia. Veterans age 65 and older are the fastest growing population served by the VA. Chillicothe …


Annie messages support Veterans on their weight loss journey

Annie for Veterans is VA’s automated text messaging service that helps Veterans meet their health goals. Here’s how it helps two Veterans by sending …


VA Dietitian: How I met the Pope

VA’s Mary Julius passed out in Vatican Square due to hypoglycemia. She woke up to first responders and Pope Paul. Today, she helps Veterans with diabetes …


VA nurse saved her life… twice

Ben Osevwe is a psychiatric nurse who knew his Army Veteran patient well enough to tell her to come to the hospital for surgery and next to call the Crisis …


Precise Robotic Knee Surgery at Houston VA fast-tracks Veteran recovery

Houston VA surgery staff is using robotic technology to improve recovery time for Veterans with limited mobility who are often in a great deal of pain.


Veteran and caregiver finds family through VA’s Peer Support Mentoring

Are you a Veteran’s caregiver? Need help with its demands? VA’s Caregiver Peer Support Mentoring helps caregivers help one another by receiving …


American Legion Auxiliary Co-Presents Creative Arts Festival

The Creative Arts Festival is important to hundreds of Veterans every year and the Michigan American Legion Auxiliary is helping to make it happen. They …


VA takes nutrition counseling out of the office and into the kitchen

The Healthy Teaching Kitchen (HTK) program has added an experiential learning option to complement traditional nutrition counseling visits. HTK is offered …