Emergency Care | Heart Health

Emergency Medical Care Coverage

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What to know if you get care outside of VA

If you have a medical emergency, don’t hesitate to get care immediately. VA may still offer coverage if you go to a non-VA emergency department. Here’s what you should know. 

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How to Boost Your Heart Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Take these steps to keep your heart healthy and strong. Learn more.

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Dining Out with Diabetes

Whether it's dinner from your neighborhood carryout or going to lunch with friends, dining out is a part of everyone's life. If you're diabetic, use these tips to enjoy dining out. Learn more.

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Surprising Ways VA Social Workers Can Help

Social workers are a core part of VA health care. Find out how VA social workers can connect you to resources and support. Learn more.

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Walking for Fitness

Walking is one of the safest ways to benefit from aerobic exercise. It can boost energy, help you lose weight, and reduce stress. Learn more.

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Yoga for Chronic Pain

Did you know yoga can help with pain? Try these 6 yoga poses to relieve pain and stiffness. Watch now.

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5 Morning Routines to Reduce Stress

Everyone experiences stress. Mindfulness helps you focus on the present and manage your stress. We have 5 practices to get started. Learn more.

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It’s Never Too Late to Quit Tobacco

The sooner you quit tobacco, the sooner you can start enjoying these benefits: more restful sleep, better mental health, less frequent colds, and reduced risk of some cancers. Learn more.

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