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VA San Diego Healthcare System
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.
Help Veterans by Participating in a Research Study VA San Diego has launched a new research opportunities web page to recruit Veterans in human subject studies benefitting the future of medical treatments for Veterans and the general community at large.
Successes Mark Aspire Center’s First Anniversary “This program is playing a great role in keeping Veterans off the streets when many would have no other options before coming here” said Aspire Center Director Deborah Dominick.
National Salute to Veteran Patients Week The VA National Salute is observed annually during the week of Valentine’s Day, a day of caring and sharing which underscores the Salute’s expression of honor and appreciation to inpatient and outpatient Veterans.
From the Veterans Health Administration
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.
Wheelchair Vets Roll into Dallas for Annual Games Since 1981, co-presented by the VA and PVA, the goal of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games is to empower Veterans with disabilities to live more healthy and active lives through sports.
Tips to Keep Veterans from Falling Down You hear it all the time. Poor old Steve ... he fell down. Sometimes it’s just embarrassing and you get back up. Other times, you’re headed for the emergency room. Here’s how to prevent falling down.
U.S. Army Celebrates 240th Birthday on June 14 VA joins the U.S. Army in celebrating its 240th birthday. Here are just four short stories of the thousands of Army Veterans whose lives have intersected with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veterans Adding Life Story to Medical Records Have you ever wished your doctor knew “the rest of the story?” A unique program at some VA medical centers allows Veterans to add their life story to their medical record.
How Do You Save Someone’s Life? Good listening skills and a cool head are prerequisites when you work at the Pittsburgh VA’s Suicide Prevention Office. “You always have to remain calm at this job,” says Veronica Lucious.
The Most Peaceful Place on Earth For many years after he came home from serving in Vietnam, Army Veteran Ron Whitcomb thought the Viet Cong were surrounding his house. With VA PTSD therapy, he learned that he was safe.
Designing Clothes for Veterans with Prosthetics Some very generous students of fashion engineering at SUNY are working on designing comfortable and functional clothes for Veterans with prosthetics.
Biloxi VA in Most Beautiful Hospital Competition Skillful and compassionate care combined with a beautiful hospital and happy patients. VA’s Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System has been nominated for Most Beautiful Hospital in America.
VA Remembers America's Fallen on Memorial Day Once known as “Decoration Day,” Memorial Day is a time for remembering the people who died while serving in America’s armed forces. Here’s a list of ceremonies in your area.