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12/11/2021 02:00 PM EST

The Audie L. Murphy VA hospital in San Antonio is modernizing its services to Veterans with a basic, yet strong comfort: home-cooked meals.

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12/11/2021 11:30 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Jennifer Day, who flew in Operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch and Provide Promise.

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12/11/2021 09:00 AM EST

Explore how racism and discrimination can impact Veterans’ health in this episode of Veterans equity podcast: Leave No Veteran Behind.

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12/10/2021 04:00 PM EST

VA works to reach Veterans wherever they may be. Learn about career opportunities to specialize in telehealth positions.

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12/10/2021 02:00 PM EST

Peer support specialists receive training to serve as role models to coach and mentor other Veterans through their recovery process.

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12/10/2021 11:30 AM EST

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Leif Bangsboll, who was one of the first soldiers to join the U.S. special forces during WWII.

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12/10/2021 10:00 AM EST

Three VA employees who excel in work that is foundational to the VHA Innovators Network are honored for their inspiring work and dedication.

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12/10/2021 09:00 AM EST

Dr. Drew Helmer, an internist at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, co-authored the 2021 paper. He and his colleagues first identified whether drinking Concord grape juice is linked to increased levels of polyphenols in the blood. They then tried to learn whether these increases correlate with improved cognitive performance in 26 Veterans with Gulf War illness.

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12/09/2021 04:00 PM EST

Aly the poodle brings canine comfort to senior Veterans in the nursing home at the Reno VA.

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