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50th Anniversary & Welcome Home Celebration For Our Vietnam VeteransWelcome Home Celebration For Our Vietnam Veterans
50th Anniversary & Welcome Home Celebration For Our Vietnam Veterans - Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy the parade. Picnic lunches will be provided to our Vietnam Veterans and their families while supplies last.
Recovery from Military Sexual Trauma: Strength in CommunitySexual Trauma Awareness
Both women and men can experience sexual harassment or sexual assault during their military service. VA refers to these experiences as military sexual trauma (MST). MST can impact a person's mental and physical health.
VA Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War
Our nation’s Vietnam War commemoration is a long-overdue opportunity for all Americans to recognize, honor, and thank our Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices.
Dog tags and chain in the shape of a heart, to represent the Healthy Heart event.VA Goes Red for Women
Heart disease is the Number 1 killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. VA and the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women are partnering to raise awareness nationwide.
Flu Shots are Here!Flu Shots are Here!
The Flu season is just around the corner. Your VA Healthcare System is ready to give your flu shot now. For the patients who receive their care at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center, a walk-in clinic is available
Dr. Faith Akin and Owen Murnane discuss with Congressman Roe recent research findings from a VA-funded study examining the consequences of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and blast exposure on inner ear balance function.Mountain Home VA Audiology is Leader in Research
In addition to providing world-class health care to United States Veterans, the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center is also home to one of the country’s top centers in the areas of auditory....
March is Kidney Disease Awareness MonthMarch is Kidney Disease Awareness Month
One out of Every Ten Americans Has Some Degree of Kidney Disease. Are You One Of Them? If You Are, There Are Ways to Slow Its Progress! Ask Your Primary Care Provider........
VLER Health ProgramVLER Health Program
The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Rural Health has initiated a new program, VLER Health, to support our local Veterans, VA physicians, and non-VA healthcare providers.
Town Hall MeetingTown Hall Meeting
There will be a Town Hall Meeting at the Bristol, Va Outpatient Clinic on Monday, December 8th. Veterans, their families, and any organization or individual who works with or on behalf of Veterans are welcome to attend.
Bristol, Virginia Communtiy Based Outpatient ClinicVeterans Open House for Bristol VA Outpatient
The Mountain Home VA Medical Center wants to invite Veterans who have never used VA facilities or this clinic to an Open House on on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at...

From the Veterans Health Administration

Medical Technologist Dionne Hockett operates the new BioFire Blood Culture Identification system New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets
VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational Salute to Veteran Patients Week
All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder
If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month – A Veteran Nurse’s StoryFebruary is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story
Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health CareTelehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care
VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans
Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center”
Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans
Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA
All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans Creating a Brighter Future
Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.

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