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Veteran hits the pavement in fight to end Parkinson’s Disease

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month. More than 110,000 Veterans (and one million people in the United States) live with Parkinson's. Parkinson's is a chronic neurological disease. Known as a movement disorder, Parkinson’s is caused by a loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Typical motor symptoms include tremors during rest, stiff limbs, slow movements and gait, and balance problems that worsen over time. The [...]

By |April 24th, 2022|#VetResources, Health, Research, Vets Experience|2 Comments

About 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually

VA has many ways to help you recover from alcohol disorders. Learn about the VA treatments, including support groups and specialized therapy.

By |April 8th, 2022|Health, Top Stories|Comments Off on About 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually

Air Force Veteran Stacy Colussy: “Unbelievable strides in women’s care at VA.”

Veteran Stacy Colussy really likes her VA health care. “If I’m coming in for a Pap smear, do I have to go in with all these guys? No.”

By |April 5th, 2022|Health, Top Stories|1 Comment
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