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Stroke: Factors, Effects and Prevention

A stroke occurs when either too much blood or too little blood disrupts blood flow to part of the brain. This deprives brain tissue of necessary oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes brain cells begin to die and the result is a loss of brain function.

Veterans Can Now Schedule Appointments Online with Smartphones

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.

Veterans at Higher Risk: Postpartum Depression Affects 1 in 7 New Mothers

The birth of a baby is a life changing event that can trigger all kinds of emotions from happiness and joy to jitters and fear. It can also lead to something you might not expect -- postpartum depression.

Hepatitis C: Test, Treat, Cure

Did you know that Veterans are more likely to have hepatitis C? The good news is that new treatments for hepatitis C are available at VA and are able to cure most people in about 12 weeks.

New Notice Regarding System Use

Beginning May 20, each time you log on to My HealtheVet you will be asked to accept the standard federal policy for system monitoring. This legal notice is provided on all government websites to make sure you are notified and aware of the monitoring activity used to protect the website and your information.

Veteran Appointments: Online Access

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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