Exercising regularly affects more than just physical fitness. You might be surprised to discover that exercise helps you sleep better, control your weight, and live longer. Now that warm weather is here, many Veterans are getting outside to hit the ground running. Starting a new running program can be exciting, but it is important to follow a few key dos and don’ts. Check out My HealtheVet’s top five tips to help you put your best foot forward when you’re running outside in the heat. Read More »
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For women Veterans, making healthy choices does not have to be hard or time-consuming. There is a common misconception that healthy choices mean expensive food shopping trips, lengthy periods in the gym, and a complete change of your schedule. The good thing is there are several simple changes you can make to your daily routine. These healthy choices will benefit your overall well-being. It is never too late to start making healthy choices and living healthy. My HealtheVet has these eight tips that can help you on your path to wellness. Read More »
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My HealtheVet is the VA's Personal Health Record. It was designed for Veterans, active duty Servicemembers, their dependents and caregivers. My HealtheVet helps you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions.