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Text Message Reminders Now Available for VA Appointments

More than 9 million appointments go unfilled because of missed appointments. VA created VEText, a text messaging appointment-reminder system for Medical Centers to alert Veterans of appointments.

Preparation Essentials: How to Weather the Storm

Hurricane Florence has its sights set on the mid-Atlantic. Keep you and your family safe by knowing how to get ready. My HealtheVet can also help with easy access to your health records during an...

#Be There: A Simple Act of Kindness

Calling a friend, meeting up for coffee, having dinner with family. These everyday things can seem small, but they have the power to make a difference for someone going through a difficult time.

VA Video Connect Links Veterans to Doctors

Traveling to a clinic or a hospital isn't the only way to see your doctor. Instead of going to the doctor's office for your health care appointment, why not use a secure video connection...

Prostate Cancer: Screening, Diagnosis, Treatment Options

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer found in men. When caught early, prostate cancer's survival rate is high. Regular screenings are very beneficial, especially if you are over 65.

When You Turn 50: A Milestone for Your Health

Some say 50 is the youth of old age. There are steps you can take to ensure you have many healthy years ahead. Learn about tests and vaccines you need to stay in tip-top health.

Reach Your Fitness Goals with Your Mobile Phone

Whether you're working off a few pounds or want a more active lifestyle, VA's MOVE! Coach app (available on Android and iPhone) can help you meet your health and fitness goals.

Get Your VA Health Record Quickly and Easily

As a Veteran, one of your benefits is seeing your VA health information anytime to better manage your health care. All you need is a computer or mobile phone with internet.

Prescription Refill Options - What's Right for You

Do you receive VA prescription medicines? Do you know your refill options? VA provides safe and effective ways to refill prescriptions. Manage your prescriptions from VA by phone, mail, or online.

Lifestyle Management of Crohn's Disease

You can lead a full life even if you have Crohn's disease. By planning and working with support groups, you can find ways to cope. And you may even help others who have Crohn's disease.

Diabetes: When Blood Sugar is Too Low

Veterans with diabetes often hear a lot about lowering their blood sugar. But sometimes your blood sugar can get too low. Talk with your health care team about problems with low blood sugar.

Where are My VA Lab Test Results?

Veterans can access and share their VA lab tests results online. You can view, download and print your health information. Stay on top of your VA health records online with My HealtheVet.

Women Veterans Have Family Planning Options

Women Veterans who are not ready to begin a family, talk to your doctor to find the best option for you. The most recommended way is long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs.

How Busy is My HealtheVet? We've Got Your Numbers

My HealtheVet helps Veterans manage their health care. From the number of Secure Messages sent, to the number of refills requested, you'll find it all on our My HealtheVet data page.

How to Get Travel Costs for VA Health Care

Veterans can be repaid for travel costs related to VA health care services through The Beneficiary Travel program. This program helps eligible Veterans receive mileage reimbursement.

Power Lunch: Tips to Eating Better

On a tight schedule, it's tempting to grab fast food for lunch or just skip it. But with planning, you can enjoy a tasty meal if you're at home, on the go or at work.

Suicide Prevention The Power of One Act

There are lots of things you can do to support the Veteran in your life who may be going through a difficult time. A simple act of support can help someone feel less alone.

Understanding Acute and Chronic Pain

Being in pain is an individual experience and a normal part of life: a skinned knee, a headache, a broken bone. But it's important to know the difference between acute pain and chronic pain.

High Cholesterol: Numbers, Risks, and Tasty Alternatives

Veterans with high cholesterol could be at risk of developing heart disease and stroke. But diet can play an important role in lowering your cholesterol and improving your health.

Take Control of Your Allergies

Take steps to keep your allergy symptoms from ruining your spring. My HealtheVet has a few solutions to help you keep track of your allergies.