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Veterans Can Now Schedule Appointments Online with Mobile Phones

Have you heard the good news? Veterans in many parts of the country are now able to use the new Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) App to request or schedule certain appointments online. VAR is a new web application that is also accessible via smartphones, tablets and desktops.

Colon and Rectal Cancer: Have You Been Checked?

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon (bowel) or rectum. Most colorectal cancers start with a polyp. In many cases, colorectal cancer may not have any symptoms. It is often found by using a screening test.

When Sleeping Becomes Difficult, VA Can Help

March is National Sleep Awareness Month. Sleep is an important part of living a healthy, long life. Without it, serious health issue can develop.

Arthritis: What You Need to Know

Arthritis is a disease that affects the joints and can affect any joint in your body. Arthritis is caused when the cartilage that protects the bones wears down and causes the bones to rub against each other, causing pain and swelling.

Five Tips to Start a New Running Program this Spring

Warm weather arrives in March with the first day of Spring. For many Veterans, this is the best time to get outside and hit the ground running. My HealtheVet has five tips to help you put your best foot forward when you're running outside in the heat.


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Download My Data link

The Blue Button is a feature that packages all your available health records into a single file that you can safely share with doctors, nurses, clinicians, even family members. Read More

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Upgrading to a Premium Account

If you are a Veteran and use the VA health care system, then a Premium My HealtheVet Account is for you. To upgrade your account, you need to be authenticated. What you need to know ยป