You Can Pay Your VA Bill Online: Fast, Easy, Secure

Veterans can pay the balance of their VA bills from the comfort of their own home: no more writing checks or driving to the local VA to make a payment. Pay.gov is a secure, free, fast and the...

Take a Step for Heart Health

February is Heart Month. It is a time we celebrate Valentine's Day. Cards are exchanged, flowers sent and candy given. February is also a time to take your health to heart. Each year, about...

Good News: VA Lowers Most Medication Copayments

There's good news for many Veterans receiving prescriptions from VA. As of February 27, 2017, the regulations for copayments will change. The cost to most Veterans for medications required on...

Questions to Ask Your Health Care Provider

Too often, you go to the Doctors and are put on one more pill. Ever stop and wonder, "What are all these pills for?" "What happens if you stop a pill or maybe add one extra?" In...

Strive For a Healthy Weight: Weight Management with MOVE!

Do you remember how good it felt being in shape after Basic Training? Plenty of Veterans do. If you've been feeling like normal activities are tough to get through, or your favorite pants...

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

When you use My HealtheVet, you're in good company. Veterans and caregivers use My HealtheVet to manage their health care, refill prescriptions, exchange Secure Messages and even learn about...

My HealtheVet Has a New Privacy Policy

My HealtheVet has updated its Privacy Policy. So what does that mean for My HealtheVet users?

For one, it is much easier to read and understand. VA reviewed the old Privacy Policy and...

What's on Your Super Bowl Menu? Our Picks Are My HealtheVet Approved

Whether you're a Patriots fan or a Falcons fan or just a fan of a good game, the Super Bowl is a lot more than football. While much of the fun is cheering with friends and family at Super Bowl...

After Shingles Pain - My HealtheVet

Shingles is a painful viral infection. The same virus that causes chicken pox also causes shingles. However, not everyone who had chicken pox will develop shingles. Some people have the virus...

Be Involved: Talk With Your Doc

Health care appointments are usually shorter than we might like, but there are ways to make the most of every visit. You, your health care providers (the doctors, nurses, therapists, clinicians)...

Keep Your Contact Info Up-To-Date on My HealtheVet

My HealtheVet can be your personal health record keeper. It also keeps your personal information, such as your email address, street address, and essential contact information on record. This...

Top 10 My HealtheVet Articles of 2016

Last year My HealtheVet shared over 100 articles with you through the My HealtheVet Update newsletter and on the Home Page. That's a lot of great health information and health care management...

Infographic: Take Charge with My HealtheVet in Your Cycle of Care

Take charge of your health care management this year with My HealtheVet. Did you know that My HealtheVet has the tools to help you manage your health care before, during, after, and in between your...

Managing Stress: Identify, Respond, Relieve

Stress is a physical and emotional response to overwhelming responsibilities, events, and changes. It is experienced in different levels. Low levels may not be noticeable at all. Occasionally,...

Log in Securely with DS Logon

Security and privacy are a top priority in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Secure and safe internet usernames and passwords help protect Electronic Health Records and other personal...

Staying Active in the Winter Months

In many parts of the country, the weather is cooling and thoughts turn to warm, cozy fireplaces. Most of us tend to "slow down" during winter, with its shorter days and longer nights....

How Can You Manage Stress

We all feel stress. We all deal with it differently. But what do you do when it becomes overwhelming? Even better, how do you prevent it from becoming overwhelming?
The signs of stress can...

Ten Ways to Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays

During the holiday season, it is difficult and sometimes unrealistic to lose weight. With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, temptations of large portions, unhealthy food choices,...

Grandpa Had Diabetes? Why Your Health History Matters

Tracing family histories has become a popular pastime. Family ancestry websites have sprung up on the Internet and a recent TV series features celebrities in search of their past. A perhaps less...

Spread Only Good Cheer: Get Your Flu Vaccination

Flu season arrives with the cold weather. As we get ready for the holidays, when you'll be surrounded by family and friends, it's a good time to get a flu vaccination.