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VA Caribbean Healthcare System
Going above and beyond for neighbors in need Instead of taking the weekends off, the staff of this VA clinic have been donating their time and money to serve others. Since Hurricane Maria, they have delivered food and water to remote areas on the weekends.
VA cemetery staff sustains service despite damage Juan D. Nieves slows down the all-terrain vehicle, hops over a curb, and makes a slight turn. His left arm points toward a patch of standing and felled trees... "all of this was flooded," he said.
Ponce VA clinic provides tent city medical care The Ponce, Puerto Rico, Outpatient Clinic is operating out of tents and mobile medical units after Hurricane Maria caused a major mold problem in their facility that will take weeks to clean up.
Teaming up to help the community VA and HHS DMAT personnel are teaming up in Manati, Puerto Rico, to operate a Federal Medical Station providing health care to the community after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
Deployed VA employees help local colleagues Three nurses deployed to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to assist after Hurricane Maria work with their home station communities for donations to help the local colleagues affected by the storm.
Bad situation brings good results A Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, Veteran is evacuated from his home to the VA Caribbean Healthcare System after Hurricane Maria and finds a possible new treatment for his spinal cord injury.
Doing what it takes to care for Veterans A Mobile Medical Unit is helping VA health care staff provide basic care for Veterans after Hurricane Maria destroys the Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
Vet Center comes back from disaster The Arecibo Vet Center reopened its doors to area Veterans almost a month after Hurricane Maria devastated the island and left staff scrambling to provide services to area Veterans.
A special place dedicated to women’s health “They served, they deserve the best care anywhere. It is everyone’s responsibility to take care of women Veteran,” said Omayra Cruz, physician and women champion advocate in San Juan VA Medical Center.
Among the top in providing dialysis to Veterans A kidney disease can affect your body’s ability to clean your blood and filter excess water out of it, and help control the blood pressure. The most common causes for kidney diseases are diabetes and high blood pressure.
From the Veterans Health Administration
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 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 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 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 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 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.
Minneapolis 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.
Research 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.
Veterans 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.
Veterans 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.