• June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

    HIV testing is self-care: Taking the test is taking care of you. Knowledge of your HIV status can help you live a long and healthy life.

  • VA and partners discuss sexual assault and sexual harassment prevention and response

    VA Deputy Secretary Donald M. Remy was a plenary speaker at the National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies held on April 6.

  • Health Equity podcast #6: Preventing diabetic foot ulcers

    Veterans Health Equity podcast reviews PAVE, a remote patient monitoring tool used for preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers.

  • Take a preventive approach to health care at VA

    VA’s patient care model puts a special emphasis on preventive care, and providers are given the tools and support to focus on preventing disease.

  • HIV testing is one key piece of prevention

    VA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend everyone be tested for HIV at least once in their lifetime. Testing helps you know your status so you don’t pass the virus on to others.

  • Veterans: An annual physical could save your life

    At your next physical, discuss your personal and medical history with your VA doctor. Resources such as My HealtheVet can help you prepare for an exam and communicate securely with your care team.

  • Other-than-honorable discharge?

    If you have an other-than-honorable discharge, you can still receive mental health treatment at a VA medical center. For combat Veterans who served at least 100 days. And sexual assault victims.

  • VA goes red for women – today is WEAR RED DAY!

    Join VA and Go Red for women this February as we encourage women Veterans to commit to their heart health.

  • VA Stroke Teams hope to stop strokes before they strike

    Strokes occur when the blood supply to a part of […]

  • An annual physical saved one Veteran’s life

    Discussing his personal and medical history saved a Veteran’s life. Resources such as MyHealtheVet can help you prepare for an exam and communicate securely with your care team.

  • VA celebrates Men’s Health Month

    This June, VA joins the nation in recognizing Men’s Health […]

  • VA gets the word out for Hepatitis Awareness Month

    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and VA is getting the word out about hepatitis C testing and treatment. Hepatitis C is a disease that affects the liver. Veterans are at higher risk for hepatitis C and testing is recommended for Vietnam Era Veterans and those born between 1945 and 1965.

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