March 15, 2018

Portland veterans office comes to Astoria

The Veterans Administration will hold a meeting in Astoria from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 3 on issues, concerns and ideas to improve services for veterans. […]
March 15, 2018

Battlefield acupuncture gives veterans alternative to drugs for pain relief

He placed his hopes in the battlefield acupuncture treatment now available to veterans. Based on ancient, 5,000-year-old teachings of Chinese medicine, the treatment was adapted by […]
March 14, 2018

Veterans can now use My HealtheVet credentials to access benefits tools on

More than four million Veterans can now use their My HealtheVet credentials to access services from across VA on This means that Veterans can now […]
March 7, 2018

For Many Female Vets, Healing From Trauma Starts With the Eyes

When her Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2008, former Army Sgt. First Class Elana Duffy was tossed around the front seat […]
March 7, 2018

Study: Private sector may not be ready for new veteran patients

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers appear poised to send tens of thousands of veterans in the private sector for health care in an effort to provide quicker, more […]
March 6, 2018

VA launches telehealth program for rural Veterans with PTSD

With a focus on improving access to mental health care for Veterans living in rural areas, VA launched a pilot telehealth program today that will give […]
March 5, 2018

The VA Will Eliminate Hepatitis C In Veterans By Year-End

Only a few years ago, stories appeared in the media about how tens of thousands of U.S. veterans were infected with hepatitis C and that the […]
February 27, 2018

Veterans: Here’s how to avoid getting the flu

Right now, the hospitalization rate for flu here in the United States is the highest on record, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  A scary […]
February 22, 2018

VA launches Concierge for Care program to connect with recently separate service members

VA has announced the launch of Concierge for Care, a health care enrollment initiative that connects with former service members shortly after they separate from the service. “Our […]