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VA San Diego Healthcare System
Can You Lose Weight on a Gluten-Free Diet? More Americans are cutting back on their consumption of foods with gluten than ever before. According to recent market research by the NPD Group, this is around 70 million people, or nearly 29 percent of adult Americans.
San Diego Volunteer Began First Patient Taxi Tom Lamb had ten years volunteer experience when he started helping patients with transportation to reach their appointments; as a Navy Veteran, it was his way of giving back.
Recap: Celebrating Women Veterans Event VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) held the Celebrating Women Veterans Event on July 10 at the Oceanside Clinic to honor women Veterans and provide information for women Veterans across the county.
VA San Diego Recognizes PTSD Awareness Month June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month and VA San Diego Healthcare System is hosting a program at the medical center multipurpose room on June 26th from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm.
VA San Diego to Honor Women Veterans On July 10, VA San Diego Healthcare System will hold a special celebration and resource fair at the Oceanside Clinic to honor our women Veterans and to reinforce our commitment to their care.
VASDHS celebrates National VA Research Week with symposium In association with National VA Research Week, May 18-22, the San Diego VA Medical Center will host a symposium to highlight for the public the “Power of VA Clinical Research” over its 90 year history.
VA San Diego MVP reaches halfway point in goal On April 28, 2015, VA San Diego Healthcare System enrolled its 10,000th Veteran in VA's Million Veteran Program (MVP), one of the largest studies of genes and health in the world.
VASDHS Features 5th Annual Clothesline Project VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) will display this year’s Clothesline Project in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month on April 27 in front of the San Diego VA Medical Center.
VA San Diego Recognizes Earth Day April 22nd is Earth Day and VA San Diego Healthcare System cares about environmental stewardship. In 2014, VASDHS was named as Recycler of the Year by the City of San Diego for its increases in waste diversion.
How You Can Help Reduce Appointment Wait Times Of the total amount of opportunities for appointments available last year with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS), 8.87% or almost 70,000 appointments went unused due to Veteran no shows.
From the Veterans Health Administration
VA, Communities, Helping Homeless Veterans What is a CRRC? It's a lifeline for thousands of homeless Veterans and their families. VA and local communities are partners in the effort, working together to provide needed services.
I Served in the Active Military. Yes, I'm One! Know this: If you are a woman who served in the active military service, you are a Veteran. People may think your military experience was less challenging than that of male Veterans. They're wrong.
Combat Veteran, Doctor and Now Gardener Wesley McFarland, combat Veteran, doctor for 55 years, charged his patients $3.00. Wiped out by Hurricane Katrina, he now lives in a VA Community Living Center ... and he loves it.
Golden Age Games Underway in Omaha Golden Age Games — it's all about the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Veterans ... and yes, a good time, competition and fellowship with other Veterans.
My skin itches. Is it psoriasis? What is that? Veterans who have psoriasis can easily describe the symptoms for you. It's ugly, itchy and painful. VA doctors can help Veterans treat psoriasis. Here's information on this chronic skin disease.
2015 VA Walk & Roll Sees Growth It's called the Walk and Roll when over 23,000 Veterans, VA Employees and American citizens walk a mile for homeless Veterans, raising more than $325,000 worth of donations this year.
Ten Things to Know About the Choice Program If you are enrolled in VA health care, the Choice Program allows you to get health care from non-VA doctors. Here are the answers to ten of the most asked questions about the program.
Helping Your Provider Understand Military Culture VA is offering a free online course to private sector health care professionals to help them better serve Veterans and Servicemembers. Hear from a social worker who thinks the course is a good idea.
Summer! Time to swim and picnic ... and volunteer! Across America, thousands of Americans are pitching in to help our Veterans. Learn about the “Summer of Service” and how you can volunteer at your local VA medical center ... no sunblock needed!
Relationship a Little Rocky? Time to Retreat About 20 couples learned how to strengthen their relationship during a two-day Warrior to Soul Mate retreat sponsored recently at the Salisbury VA Medical Center in North Carolina.