Veterans Health Care, May 5, 2021

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Providing health care to America’s Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.

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Veteran, 74, has a message for people reluctant to get vaccine

“I feel it’s doing my duty,” says Vietnam Veteran and hospital volunteer John Ziegler, 74. “The more we get vaccinated, the sooner we can get back to doing what we want to do. We have to take care of each other. That’s what life is about.”

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Tennessee Veteran receives first-of-its-kind prosthetic leg

“Makes me look like a superhero,” said Marlon Bounds. Bounds is one of two Veterans at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and a handful of recipients in the nation to receive a new type of prosthetic leg.

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Treating dizziness: one of many services of VA Audiology

An estimated 40% of the U.S. population will experience some form of dizziness or balance difficulty over their lifetime. Investigating and treating dizziness is one of the many services of VA Audiology.

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Gulf Coast VA welcomes
back volunteers

Despite an ongoing global health crisis which inhibited volunteer efforts at VA facilities, Gulf Coast VA Voluntary Services welcomed back volunteers April 19.

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