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Why I get my health care at VA: Brandon

Brandon joined the Marine Corps in 2001 and deployed to Iraq. Like many Veterans, he brought the war home with him. He used alcohol to cope but with help …


Wyoming team nominated for award for COVID-19 response

Wyoming VA’s team of RPM–HT care coordinators monitor Veterans with chronic clinical issues. With phone and video visits, they help Veterans make …


My Life, My Story #9: Tom, the Doctor, is in

Most of the 5,000-plus Veterans we've interviewed for the "My Life, My Story" project aren't famous. In fact, when we enter someone's hospital room to ask …


Chats with the Chief: VA Secretary: “VA’s common purpose – The Veterans”

Join Jon Jensen, VHA’s chief of staff, for the latest edition of host of “Chats with the Chief.” This week, he’s joined by VA Secretary Denis …


How VA patient advocates help Veterans

Patient advocates are available at VA medical facilities to listen, document and manage feedback received from Veterans, family members, and caregivers. …


Tennessee Veteran receives first-of-its-kind prosthetic leg

Army Veteran at Tennessee VA receives a new type of prosthetic leg that features a motor-powered microprocessor prosthetic knee that uses artificial …


Veteran, 74, has message for people reluctant to get vaccine

Vietnam Veteran and hospital volunteer John Ziegler, 74, is one of a handful of Milwaukee residents featured in a multimedia outreach campaign designed to …


This Mental Health Month, explore advice from Veterans to Veterans

For Mental Health Month in May, VA encourages Veterans to take at least One Step Today from a list of 10 suggestions that have helped improve the …


Live Whole Health #70: Chair yoga

When it comes to yoga, we hear these often: “I can’t do yoga, I’m not flexible,” or “I don’t know what all the fuss is about yoga,” or “My …


Treating dizziness one of many services of VA Audiology

VA Audiology’s role in life-altering services and programs. Marking Better Hearing & Speech Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about communication …


Gulf Coast VA welcomes back volunteers

Despite the pandemic, Gulf Coast VA Voluntary Services have remained consistent. While volunteers were unable to volunteer in person, they continued to donate.


Veterans embrace recovery and team building

Group therapy is conducted with mutual support of one’s peers. Veterans strapped on harnesses and climbing shoes at the Red Rock Climbing Center to face …