Vaccines and Reminders | Holiday Stress | Vision Benefits

In Your 40s: What to Know

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Don't be blindsided by health issues

In your 40s, most doctor visits were likely when your kids were born, or you twisted an ankle. But as you age, you need to pay closer attention to your body and health. Learn more.

A Veterans talking to his doctor about deep vein thrombosis

How to Spot Deep Vein Thrombosis

Many things can cause pain or swelling in your leg. In fact, deep vein thrombosis can have the same symptoms as other health problems. Know what to look for to stay healthy. Learn more.

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Know Your Vision Benefits

Have you ever wondered if eye exams are covered under your VA health care benefits? The answer may be yes. VA covers eye exams and preventive vision testing, like for glaucoma

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Maintain Weight Over the Holidays

With the holiday season here and in full effect, it may be tempting to overeat. We have tips to help you enjoy your favorite holiday foods while avoiding unwanted weight gain. Learn more.

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My HealtheVet is Mobile-Friendly

Did you know that there's an easier way to access My HealtheVet on your mobile device? Simply follow a few steps, and you'll be able to access your favorite tools in seconds. Learn more.

A Veteran getting his flu shot at a VA Facility

Flu Season: Vaccines and Reminders

Getting a flu shot has never been more important. If you get the flu, your immune system has to work hard to protect you. That increases the risk of catching COVID-19. Learn more.

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Take Control of Holiday Stress

Between juggling family, working from home, the COVID-19 pandemic, and other complications, it's okay to feel stressed. Managing it takes practice, but you can do it. Learn more.

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COVID-19: What You Need to Know

Veterans who rely on VA for health care have a lot of questions about COVID-19. To help us address the most urgent needs first, we ask that you use our online tools for routine or non-urgent questions.

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Pandemic Copayment Relief for Veterans

On April 6, VHA stopped printing and mailing monthly patient statements. As a result, VA will not charge interest or add administrative charges and will halt collection actions on medical care debt until at least December 31, 2020. Learn more.

COVID-19 makes a flu shot more important than ever. Get your flu shot today! 

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