Tag: healthcare


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


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


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


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.”