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When Veterans want to take better control of their health care, they go to My HealtheVet. You may find that many sections of My HealtheVet are helpful, like the Pharmacy, VA Appointments or even the journals. And did you know that Veterans think My HealtheVet is an asset to their health care? If you have friends who aren’t sure about using My HealtheVet, share this: our new infographic shows what we have learned about the good company you are in when you use My HealtheVet. View infographic (PDF)
You can prevent drug misuse, abuse, and accidental poisonings. Through proper Rx disposal, you can keep you and your family safe. VA can help you safely dispose of expired or unwanted prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs. Your VA now has envelopes that you can use to mail your unwanted medications for disposal that is safe for the environment. These envelopes are free and do not require postage. Your VA may also have a receptacle where you can deposit your unwanted medications. Read More »
Have you heard the term “hypertension” at one of your health care appointments? Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a serious medical condition that affects 1 in 3 adults in the United States. It is known as the “silent killer.” Hypertension can be present for years without a person knowing it. Silently, damage can occur to the heart, blood vessels, kidneys and other parts of the body. This damage can lead to a heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidney disease and blindness. Proper care and prevention is important to every Veteran with or the potential for hypertension. 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.