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Make every day count: A guide to wellness with VA

Veterans Wellness Guide: downloadable tool to introduce Veterans to activities that improve their overall well-being. The guide takes a scientific approach …


Vets First Podcast S:1 E:5: When our blood filtration system goes bad: two Veteran viewpoints on kidney disease

In this and the following two episodes, Veterans and their caregivers talk about their experiences with chronic kidney disease and transplants through VA.


Live Whole Health #44: Breathing space

Mindfulness is about giving yourself permission to slow down, to be fully engaged in the moment without judgement. Becoming aware of your surroundings, …


Biloxi VA acknowledges contributions of women Veterans

More than 90 Gulf Coast women Veterans who are also VA employees participated in a recent virtual photo exhibit recognizing their military service contributions.


VA nurses empower Veterans with yoga and guided meditation

Whole health programs at Roseburg VA are centered around what matters to you, not what is the matter with you. Facing your fears can be difficult but this …


Veterans experience the joys of adopting pets

Operation Hero-Animal Bond helps match Veterans with animals to adopt. The human-animal bond is the mutually beneficial relationship between people and …


The VHA Innovation Experience returns virtually in October

The VHA Innovation Experience is returning, allowing Veterans and the public to discover how VHA is using ovation to change and save Veteran lives!


VA transitioning urgent care network managers

VA is transitioning its urgent care network managers on Sept. 1, 2020. See story for states where changes will take place. VA’s goal is for the …


Unexpected Marine reunion inside Milwaukee VA Emergency Department

When Max Zaruba sliced his finger in a freak accident, he wasn't expecting a Marine reunion inside the Milwaukee VA until he saw his old buddy from Iraq.


Women’s Health Transition Training

VA’s Women’s Health Transition Training program will be offered virtually twice a day through mid-December to allow more women to attend. Focus is …


Transplant between Army Veteran and daughter is VA’s first

After more than five years with liver cirrhosis, Army Veteran received the gift of life – a portion of liver from his stepdaughter, Alyssa Last. VA’s …


New monitoring solutions improve Veteran telehealth experience

VA’s Office of Information and Technology (OIT) quintupled the capacity of its primary telehealth system, VA Video Connect, to allow more clinicians and …