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Inside Veterans Health

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Suicide Prevention responder Melissa Schwab (at keyboard) relies on health technicians to provide support while engaging a distressed Veteran. Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK.

  • Veterans Can Now Track Delivery of Prescriptions

    A VA employee thought if he could track the delivery of his gifts online, why not make it possible for Veterans to track the delivery of their prescriptions the same way? Now, they can.
  • Veteran Survived the Battle of the Bulge

    Seventy years ago this month, stubbornly brave American soldiers fought the Battle of the Bulge. Arthur Berkowitz, 91, was one of them. He recalls the battle and a bullet that later shattered his knee.
  • Objective: Help improve health care for Veterans

    Over 300,000 Veterans have joined the Million Veteran Program, a partnership between VA and Veterans to establish a database of information which may lead to preventing and treating illnesses in Veterans.
  • Seven Ways to Manage Stress during the Holidays

    Holidays should be about family, friends and fun. But what about all those demands and deadlines? Here are some tips to help Veterans and their families manage all that stress, now and all year long.
  • USS Arizona Survivor Recalls Pearl Harbor Attack

    Lonnie Cook, 94, is one of nine USS Arizona survivors still living. His plans for a day of liberty in Honolulu came to a halt just before 8:00 on Sunday morning, December 7, 1941.
  • At Wyoming VA, No Veteran Dies Alone

    Since 2012, volunteers at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center in Wyoming have been spending hours sitting at the bedside of dying Veterans, keeping them company as they near their final journey.
  • Giving Thanks ... with Empathy and Hope

    PJ Johnson knows about recovery. She was hit by a car while undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. During her rehab, the Veterans she usually helps encouraged her to get better and come back to them.
  • Brain Bank to Help in Treatment of PTSD

    A new brain bank in Vermont will help with understanding abnormal brain activity in PTSD and could pave the way for new approaches to diagnosis and treatment of individuals with PTSD.
  • Quit Smoking for Your Health and Breathe Easier

    November 20th is the Great American Smokeout. Join the Smokeout by quitting or making a plan to quit smoking that day. Succeed with helpful tips from Dr. Timothy P. Carmody.
  • Just Saying No to Pain Meds

    Specialists at the VA in Charleston, South Carolina, have helped more than 400 patients ease off their chronic pain medications. How did they do it? The answer might surprise you.