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US Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Health Care 

August 25, 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 improves the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

VA is expanding eligibility and making it easier to use. Plus, you are now eligible to participate if you were deployed to one of three new locations: Syria or Uzbekistan since Sept. 11, 2001, or Egypt since August 1990.

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9/11 survivor is 900,000th Veteran in Million Veteran Program

Retired Army Reservist Greg Amira is a 9/11 survivor, Purple Heart recipient, father, and now the 900,000th Veteran to join the Million Veteran Program. “That’s usually what I look for, if it’s going to help somebody else,” said Amira.

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Dear fellow Caregivers: A Veteran’s wife’s story

I joined the Caregiver Support Program because it finally dawned on me that I might need some help, too. I was right.

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Naloxone an save a life

Naloxone can save lives

If you or someone you know is displaying signs of an overdose, call 911 immediately. The next step: give the life-saving drug Naloxone, which is available free from any VA pharmacy. 

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