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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.

  • Make a Date During Heart Health Month

    The number one killer of women is heart disease. Every February, Heart Health Month, VA reminds Veterans that early detection can make all the difference in a successful battle against heart disease.
  • Strive, Live, Conquer in Salt Lake City

    Army Veteran Shaun Castle has a message for wheelchair Veterans: Come to The Games this summer in Salt Lake City. It changed his life, it will change yours. Read his powerful remarks and sign up now.
  • Well-Being for Aging Veterans

    VA has many ways to help keep you healthy, even if you can't fit into your old uniform. Find out here about Well-Being. It's about mental, physical and spiritual health for older Veterans.
  • Iraq War Veteran Becomes VA Nurse

    Mike Twigg was 38 years old when he decided to join the Army. It was 2007, and the war in Iraq was going full tilt. Sounds like a solid plan. Still, isn't 38 a bit old to be joining the Army?
  • Free, Confidential Courses to Launch Your New Year

    Welcome to 2016! VA has developed a free, online, confidential tool kit to help you fight "brain overload," along with relaxation exercises, videos and stress management tools.
  • Top Ten VA Services List for Veterans in 2016

    One thing we all hope for in a New Year is good health. For America's Veterans, that's our job. At our VA hospitals and Community-Based Outpatient Clinics, we are here to serve you.
  • 98-Year-Old Veteran Planning Next Parasailing Trip

    World War II Navy Veteran, 98, looks back on a century of Christmas celebrations and her recent adventures parasailing and motorcycle riding. Next on her list, computer classes.
  • VA 'Bridgers' Helping Sober Vets Stay That Way

    At the Bedford VA in Massachusetts, peer support specialists known as 'Bridgers' are helping Veterans successfully reintegrate into their communities following rehab for drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Connect with Your Children this Holiday Season

    VA has free, confidential online courses to help Veteran parents connect with their children. Helpful anytime, but especially during the holidays which can bring a lot of stress. Totally!
  • Veteran, 93, Thankful for Wallet Lost 70 Years Ago

    The Ramos family of California is very thankful that a kind and persistent man in Austria went to a lot of trouble to find their grandfather and return his wallet ... 70 years after he lost it.