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male instructor standing in front while teaching a classNew Diabetes Class for Veterans
This class is designed to teach veterans with diabetes how to change their thinking about diabetes so they can feel more at peace with diabetes and improve their health and treatment effectiveness.
veterans and staff who attended the Aspire Center's 5th year anniversaryAspire Center celebrates 5th Year Anniversary
VA San Diego Healthcare System celebrated the 5th Anniversary of the Aspire Center, a residential rehabilitation treatment center for post-911 combat Veterans on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 am.
National Veterans Creative Arts CompetitionSan Diego VAMC Annual Creative Arts Competition
San Diego VA Medical Center's Recreation Therapy will host an art competition on March 7 & 8, 2019. Submissions will be accepted February 25-28, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. and March 4th, from 1:00 - 6:30 p.m.
help prevent suicideHelp Prevent Veteran Suicide
The VA empowers communities to take action to support our nation’s Veterans. Each community across the country plays a role in supporting Veterans, but as an individual you may not know what to do or where to start.
male inpatient using meal order technologyTechnology Streamlines Hospital Meal Ordering
San Diego is one of only three VA medical centers nation-wide who has implemented this Veteran-centered meal ordering program. This takes hospital meal preparation and service into the 21st century.
adopt a family information flyerVA San Diego Cares for Veterans this Holiday
On Dec. 20, VA San Diego Healthcare System will deliver food to over 415 homes and gift cards to 30 homes for Veterans and their families as part of the annual Care & Share Program.
female staff teaching students about CT scannerStudents Tour San Diego VA Medical Center
Students from La Jolla High School Biomedical Innovations Program visited the San Diego VAMC to tour the hospital, learn about the research department programs and get a better feel for future career options.
man holding cell phone, text VET to 47848 to receive daily support to help you quitGreat American Smokeout for Veterans
This November, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) will launch the Better Starts Today campaign to encourage Veterans to think about how their lives will improve after they quit smoking.
male surgeon and two female attendants during procedureNew Procedure Available for Enlarged Prostate
Enlarged prostate affects at least half of men over 60 years of age. Untreated Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) can lead to complications with kidneys, bladder, and urinary tract infections.
Gianna Fimbres, US Army VeteranVA is helping Veterans get back to work
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has a program called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) designed to develop skills and gain experience to help Veterans become fully employed.

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