March 3, 2017

Women Veterans participation in the Million Veteran Program vital to improved care

Women have been underrepresented in much biological and medical research, leading to knowledge gaps that can result into problems including misdiagnoses and drugs that may affect […]
March 2, 2017

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and VA would like to celebrate in part by reflecting on our proud history in serving women Veterans. Read on to […]
February 28, 2017

Getting it right: VA’s maternity care program honors Veterans, mothers

There’s endless talk about what VA gets wrong, but I’d like to call attention to something very critical they’re getting very right. Nine months ago, I […]
February 27, 2017

Veteran without family laid to rest with full military honors

PORTLAND, Ore. — She may have died alone, but Oregon’s veteran community turned out in force Monday to send the message that Casey Kathleen Finnegan is […]
February 23, 2017

Advancing the heart health of women Veterans

As one of our country’s most pressing health issues, heart disease is a very important topic of discussion – not just this month, but every month. […]
February 21, 2017

VA goes red for support women’s heart health

Each February, VA partners with the American Heart Association to raise awareness of the risks and prevention of heart disease for women across VA. “Nearly 1- […]
February 19, 2017

Photo show focuses on female veterans

In an effort to spur dialogue and discussion around the women who serve our country, the Portland Art Museum will host a one-night, pop-up photography exhibition […]
February 17, 2017

Coos County women veterans guests of honor at special Nurturing Day event

COOS BAY, Ore. — Women veterans of Coos County were given a special day Friday. Organizers from the Roseburg VA Medical Center hosted Nurturing Day for […]
February 6, 2017

Artists selected for nationwide women Veterans art exhibit

Ten women Veteran artists have been selected to showcase their work at VA Medical Centers around the country in March, to coincide with Women’s History Month. “It […]