The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has the potential to increase stress and anxiety, both because of the fear of catching the virus and because of uncertainty about how it will affect us. If you have PTSD, you may have stronger stress reactions than normal. Feelings of fear, anxiety, sadness and doubt are normal during a pandemic.Fortunately, […]
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VA News – March 31, 2020
As Vietnam War Veterans Day approaches on March 29, one era and Medal of Honor recipient said the day is an opportunity for Vietnam Veterans to show pride in their service. Barney Barnum is a retired Marine Corps colonel who served two tours in Vietnam. For Barnum, he said March 29 is a day to […]
In this week’s VA News, learn about the new Board of Veterans Appeals virtual hearing program, precision oncology treatment and accessing telehealth through the Atlas program. For more info, visit blogs.va.gov.
Veterans with Spinal Cord Injuries and Disorder (SCI/D) appreciate the convenience offered by VA Video Connect Telehealth which allows them to visit with their health care providers from the convenience of their home using a personal computer or mobile device. In this video, both Veterans and their health care providers from the Dallas VA share […]
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VA News – March 09, 2020
In 1994, the National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament sprang to life as the brainchild of several employees of the Iowa City VA Medical Center, along with two visually impaired Iowa Veterans. These visionaries created the TEE Tournament, an acronym standing for TRAINING, EXPOSURE and EXPERIENCE which has evolved in to a week-long adaptive golf program […]
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is transitioning its urgent care network manager, effective March 18, from TriWest Healthcare Alliance to Optum Public Sector Solutions, Inc. (Optum), which is part of UnitedHealth Group, Inc., in Community Care Network Region 1. The change will result in new urgent care providers being added to VA’s contracted […]
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), acting within its required approval authority under the law limiting certain advertising, sales, and enrollment practices, notified the University of Phoenix, Career Education Corporation (Colorado Technical University, American InterContinental University), Bellevue University and Temple University, March 9, of the agency’s intent to disapprove the enrollment of new GI Bill […]