July 12, 2017

Stretch, grow, recover: Stretching class for veterans helps ease stress, pain

A handful of people in an intimate riverfront studio gradually stretched their muscles under the guidance of soft-toned instructors, as quiet music filled the air. Astoria […]
June 30, 2017

VA secretary Shulkin unveils world’s most advanced commercial prosthesis

Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David J. Shulkin, M.D. unveiled the world’s most advanced commercial prosthetic — the Life Under Kinetic Evolution (LUKE) arm — during […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 25, 2017

Aspen Dental in Eugene offers free treatment to veterans

EUGENE, Ore. – Veterans around the country received free dental services Saturday as part of Aspen Dental’s day of service. Dentists and hygienists treated an estimated […]
June 23, 2017

“Keeping our promises to those who have kept us free”: President signs VA accountability act

With the stroke of a pen, President Trump made what he called one of “the largest reforms to the VA in its history” today with the signing […]
June 14, 2017

Healing through the power of touch

Trust is a basic human need, but for many military veterans exposed to the horrors of war, it can be hard to rely on other people […]
June 9, 2017

[Podcast] #34: VA’s Electronic Health Record system announcement

This week’s podcast focuses on the announcement made by VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin on Monday. VA will be adopting the same electronic health record system […]
May 22, 2017

Veterans who deployed are more likely to develop migraines or headache disorders

Migraine and other headache disorders can take an immense toll on a Veteran’s physical and emotional health. From the physiological symptoms that can cause debilitating pain […]
May 19, 2017

Women Veterans: You are in control of your care at VA

As we celebrate Women’s Health Week, I am pleased to announce that VA has adopted American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines that give women a […]