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    Projected to perform eight to 10 transplants in the first year, the Hines VA reached 50 transplants within the first 16 months of the program.

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    Veterans have the right to plan for their VA health care. Having discussions with your care team about your care preferences is important in case you lose the ability to communicate your preferences during a future care event.

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    A Veteran Navy hospital corpsman and her husband both had kidney failure. She describes the “earth shattering” experience and how a VA partnership with the American Kidney Fund has helped them cope.

  • Checking on patients – 250 miles away

    Dr. Alison Grazioli sees a lot of patients every day through telehealth. She’s at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center. Her patients are 250 miles away at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

  • For Dallas Veteran, VA staff and fellow Veterans seem like family

    Glen Davis spends about 35 hours per week at the Dallas VA. He's not an employee, nor a volunteer—he’s much more than that. He's family.

  • Four things Veterans and others should know about chronic kidney disease

    Although March's National Kidney Month is coming to a close, it is never too late to learn about the dangers of kidney disease and take steps to protect yourself.

  • VA Innovation Initiative Makes First Industry Awards

    VA supports innovation and works to address Veteran issues through the VA Innovation Initiative, including new technologies and innovation competitions.

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