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Live Whole Health: Self-Care episode #25 – One Minute Mindfulness

Nature speaks in a universal language, understandable by all. Since we can learn about our surroundings, we can use nature to enhance our mindful awareness.


Why Veterans should celebrate World No Tobacco Day

Stopping tobacco use can improve your mental health and sense of well-being and improve physical health. Good news: Never too late to stop using tobacco …


Help on hand: Phone apps provide Veteran support, 24/7

Mobile apps can help Veterans overcome alcohol use, mental health challenges, and are available to provide support 24/7/365.


Marine Corps Veteran’s new resource for healthy lifestyle

Marine Corp Veteran Tim Foley maintains his goals of living a healthy lifestyle with live online yoga sessions. The free access helps Veterans with chronic …


Live Whole Health: Self-care episode #24 – Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive Muscle Relaxations is an excellent way to bring peacefulness into your body and mind, regardless of your physical limitations or experience.


Make it a lifestyle, not a diet

Dieting is not always the best way to improve your health. Staying on a diet is not usually sustainable. If you start building healthy habits into your …


VA brings women’s health training to rural areas

VA provides training on women’s health topics to over 500 rural providers and nurses. Program aims to increase skills related to women’s health. VA is …


Live Whole Health: Self-care episode #23 – Guided Relaxation through Poetry

Have you ever found it hard to sit quietly in silence? Do you ever feel your mind wandering during relaxation exercises? These are normal sensations, and …


Experimental plasma helps Vietnam Veteran recover from COVID-19

Eastern Oklahoma VA is participating in experimental convalescent plasma therapy study. It’s hoped convalescent plasma will help people with severe …


How one Army Veteran confronted military sexual trauma

Army Veteran Yvonne Grissett’s difficult journey with Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD and alcohol. She describes her VA treatment as “Powerful.” Today, …


VA is here for women Veterans during COVID-19 and beyond

VA is dedicated to equipping women Veterans with the tools, resources and information they need during the COVID-19 pandemic and all year round. Here are …


How Innovation and Partnership are Ending Diabetic Limb Loss at VA

VA’s groundbreaking partnership with Podimetrics helping to end diabetic limb loss is a great example of partnership and innovation.