December 17, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on VA Health Care & Innovative Tools and Technologies

VA’s cutting-edge health care solutions conveniently deliver care. Through virtual visits, scheduling tools, mobile apps and more, health care is at your fingertips. To share the […]
December 13, 2018

Survey: Nearly 40 Percent of Active-Duty Women Report Fertility Problems

… problems after leaving the service, according to a new survey by the Service Women’s Action Network, an advocacy group for female veterans.
December 12, 2018

Latest revision to VA’s rating schedule includes the hematologic and lymphatic systems

Effective December 9, 2018, there is a new rating schedule for the hematologic and lymphatic systems, which addresses conditions related to the blood. Since September 2017, […]
December 7, 2018

Online VA medical appointments expanding to Walmart sites, VFW posts

Dr. Alan Shatzel, medical director of the Mercy Telehealth Network, is displayed on the monitor RP-VITA robot at Mercy San Juan Hospital in Carmichael, Calif., in […]
November 30, 2018

Caring for Veterans with HIV

December 1 is World AIDS Day. VA joins our federal partners in recognizing this day and taking time to reflect on the impact of the HIV/AIDS […]
November 27, 2018

Facebook Live Dec. 11: Convenient health care at your fingertips

Online video conferencing? Check. Online appointment scheduling? Check. Mobile apps tailored to Veteran needs? Check. Smartphones, tablets and computers make accessing VA health care easier than […]
November 2, 2018

Helping Veterans stop unnecessary medications

Dr. Sara Swathy Battar frequently observed patients transferred from acute to long-term caretaking upwards of 15-20 medications. She also discovered some Veterans often do not adhere […]
November 1, 2018

VA celebrates National Family Caregivers Month

VA is commemorating National Family Caregivers Month this November by honoring the service of 5.5 million family members and friends who have dedicated their lives to […]
October 26, 2018

Veterans, this Saturday, take back unused drugs

A teenager “borrows” her grandmother’s pain pills. He can’t sleep…so “just one more pill.” She gives her husband some of her old “leftover pain pills.” Watch […]