VA Health

VA’s Make the Connection: You are not alone

Drugs? Alcohol? Nightmares? Job problems? The Veterans in these videos have been there. Watch a few and you’ll discover you are not alone. Learn how they …


Stand Downs critical to homeless Veterans in winter

In the winter months, Stand Downs provide shelter for homeless Veterans…and much more…food, clothing, haircuts, health screenings and VA and Social …


Dallas mammography team battles breast cancer with yearly exams and smiles

Giving Veterans the very best patient experience for life-saving examinations and treatment is priority number one for the mammography team.


New surgical device keeps Veterans safe

Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System became the first medical facility in Oklahoma and across VA to use the new GloShieldTM surgical device.


Veterans benefit from new portable ultrasound device

Veterans in New York City are benefitting from a new ultra-portable ultrasound device, the Butterfly IQ. The size of an electric razor, it plugs into an …


VA partners with The Independence Fund to reach at-risk Veterans

To help prevent Veteran suicide, we are partnering with The Independence Fund to reunite Veterans with their units, using the strength of their common …


Veterans: Get healthy with VA’s MOVE! program

I can’t remember how many times I said, “This year I will get in shape.” So, I’ve decided – seriously – this year I will get in shape. Watch …


Glaucoma – Why Veterans need regular eye exams

Over two million Americans have glaucoma, including many Veterans. Here’s a look at the disease and why you should schedule an eye exam…now


News report calls VA ‘the Tesla of at-home care’

Since 2000, the number of veterans getting home-based primary care has quadrupled and every VA medical center across the country has added a palliative …


Help for Veterans with PTSD and sleep problems

Veterans with PTSD: having trouble sleeping? Watch this Army Veteran’s video and find out how VA’s programs and apps helped him…and can help you too.


Veteran lets service dog tell his sight loss story

Vietnam Coast Guard Veteran’s injuries are slowly costing him his sight. He is letting his service dog Ace describe his challenges in a series of …


VA sets standards in suicide risk assessment, offers support to community providers

The process uses high-quality, evidence-based tools and practices designed to help VA provide preventive mental health care to Veterans before they reach a …