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02/09/2022 03:00 PM EST

This afternoon, Secretary Denis McDonough delivered remarks regarding his Human Infrastructure plan at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina.

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02/09/2022 02:00 PM EST

The Wellness Wednesday Financial Education series returns Feb. 16, focusing on student loan debt. The seminar will consist of two hour-long sessions at noon and 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (9 a.m. and Noon Pacific Standard Time).

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02/09/2022 11:30 AM EST

During Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Marcella Hayes Ng, who was the first female African American pilot to serve in the military.

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02/09/2022 10:00 AM EST

A study comparing diabetes care between VA and non-VA sites showed that care was better managed at VA. Study leader describes reasons why.

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02/09/2022 09:00 AM EST

Images from a positron emission tomography (PET) scanner show the location of the cancer.
This type of drug appears to be the best diagnostic tool for staging prostate cancer and determining whether it has metastasized, says Dresser, the chief of nuclear medicine at the Truman VA.

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02/08/2022 06:00 PM EST

If you're looking for women-centered health care, sign up for the VA Women’s Health Reengagement Training (heaRT) so VA can support your health care needs.

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02/08/2022 04:00 PM EST

Help recognize VA's health care heroes. Have you seen a VA employee doing something noteworthy, in words or action, and making a positive difference to the Veterans we serve? If so, consider nominating them for an I CARE Award.  

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