VA has IDEAs about kidney health

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US Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Care 

April 14, 2022

VA health care news you can use

There’s a lot going on in VA health care. Here are some of our latest stories about Veterans and for Veterans. Find out how to apply for VA health care benefits.

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VA has IDEAs about kidney health

One in six Veterans has chronic kidney disease—but many don’t know it. People of color are especially at risk. When it comes to preventing and treating kidney disease, VA advocates for inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA).

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VA is here to help in your parenthood journey

Are you and your partner thinking about having a baby? VA has resources, including comprehensive health, mental health and fertility care.

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Veterans choose holistic treatments

Many Veterans are choosing treatments like hypnosis, acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, and chiropractic care as alternatives to medication. 

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Veteran rediscovers joy of cooking and more with adaptive hands

Occupational therapists at Minneapolis VA helped this Veteran get his life back after amputation through assistive technology. 

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