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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.

Get Checked: Recommended Screenings and Immunizations

As you get older, you are at greater risk for certain illnesses and diseases. While you can't prevent aging, you can help detect and prevent these illnesses and diseases early on. Screenings can help find them earlier when they can be more successfully treated.

High Cholesterol and What it Means for You

Some Veterans may hear at their health care appointments that they have high cholesterol. Cholesterol is a type of fat (lipid) that the body needs for many important functions, such as producing new cells. High cholesterol increases the risk of developing heart disease and stroke.

Difficulty Breathing? It Could be COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a combination of ongoing conditions that affect your lungs and breathing. These conditions can include chronic bronchitis and emphysema. COPD can be prevented and treated.

 

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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