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Questions to Ask Your Health Care Provider

Ever stop and wonder, 'what are all these pills for?' Take charge of your health in the New Year by asking your doctor questions about your prescriptions and other medications.

How Active is My HealtheVet?

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

Arthritis: What You Need to Know

Cold weather may not be the reason your joints are aching this winter. You could be one of the millions of people living with some form of arthritis.

Twelve Health Resolutions for 2018

The New Year is a time when most of us think about changes we want to make to live healthier lives. VA has twelve resolutions that can help you improve your health and promote wellness during 2018.

Veterans Can Now Schedule Appointments Online

Veterans at more than 100 VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) across the country are now able to request or schedule certain types of appointments online through My HealtheVet.

Our Top Five of 2017

My HealtheVet shared over 100 articles with you through the My HealtheVet Update newsletter. Here's a list of our top five articles to take with you into 2018.

Tips for Beating the Holiday Blues

Every year a number of people get the 'blues' around the holidays. Beyond normal stress, low energy, money concerns, and demands of the season, The VA knows that veterans often have added...

The Dinner Conversation That Could Save Your Life

While there are many topics we avoid during holiday dinners, there's one thing we should discuss: family health history. This helps you to take steps to reduce your risk of certain health...

Ten Ways to Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays

During the holiday season it is difficult and sometimes unrealistic to lose weight due to the temptation of large portions, unhealthy food choices, and the traditions of the holiday season....

How Can You Manage Stress?

Stress. We've all felt it, and we all deal with it differently. Signs of stress range from muscle tension, sweaty palms, and difficulty sleeping to feeling worried, fearful, fatigued, and...

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....

Veterans Health Benefits Handbook is Now Available Online!

Veterans with a Premium My HealtheVet account can now download and view their own personalized copy of the Veterans Health Benefits Handbook. This is one more way VA makes it easier to manage their...

#Be There: A Simple Act of Kindness

Calling a friend, meeting a colleague for coffee, having dinner with a relative could have the power to make a huge difference for someone going through a difficult time.

Learn About Your Medical Records Health Summary

Get Your VA Health Summary - The VA Health Summary, formerly named the VA Continuity of Care Document (VA CCD), was designed to allow Veterans to share their VA health information electronically.

Ask a Pharmacist: Get Answers to your VA Pharmacy Questions

Do you have VA prescriptions? Do you have questions about your medications? Now, VA has a new web application (app) that can help.

If You Are Concerned About Dementia

It's common to have trouble remembering things as you age. That's why it's important to know the difference between natural memory loss and dementia.

My HealtheVet Notifications Made Easy

You can not only refill prescriptions and check on VA appointments on My HealtheVet but also manage your notification and reminder preferences online as well.

Top Five Ways to Avoid Diabetes

If you have diabetes, can you live a full, enriched life? Of course! Why not? There is no reason that diabetes has to make life any less enjoyable.

Aging Well - The 5 Things You Can Do to Stay Happy and Healthy

Aging Well - The 5 Things You Can Do to Stay Happy and Healthy My HealtheVet wants our Veterans to live long, healthy lives. We put together five recommendations that will assist you with...

Come Prepared: Talk to Your Doc

Health care appointments are usually shorter than we might like, but there are ways to make the most of every visit.