Wednesday, July 17, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | July 17, 2019

Online Appointments | Mobile Health Apps | Vietnam War Health | Protect Your Skin | Low Blood Sugar | World Hepatitis Day

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Schedule Appointments Online

Veteran arriving at her appointment

Make or Cancel your VA appointments

Next time you need to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your VA appointment, keep in mind that you can do it through My HealtheVet. Learn more.
Veteran using VA Launchpad on mobile phone

One Place, Many Health Apps

A healthy lifestyle may seem like a lot of work. VA offers mobile apps that can help you manage it all. With VA Launchpad, you can reach many VA mobile apps in one place, on your smartphone. Learn more.
Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam War Veteran Health Issues

If you served during the Vietnam War, you might be at risk of certain health conditions. Understanding these needs will help you receive better care. Learn more.
Veteran applying sun lotion at beach

Sunburns Fade, Damage is Forever

Whether you're working in the backyard or spending the day at the beach, when your skin is exposed to the sun, you are at risk. You might know that it's important to apply sunscreen, but do you know the real damage a sunburn can do? Learn more.
Veteran having his blood sugar checked

When Blood Sugar is Too Low

If you are a Veteran with diabetes, you probably hear a lot about lowering your blood sugar. It is possible for sugar levels to drop too much. The first step in making sure your blood sugar stays at a safe level: simply talk to your health care team. Learn more.
Woman Veteran looking up prescriptions on computer

CHAMPVA: More Prescription Options

My HealtheVet's Pharmacy feature is now open to Civilian Health and Medical Program of VA (CHAMPVA) beneficiaries. Current CHAMPVA beneficiaries eligible for VA's Meds by Mail program can use My HealtheVet to review, refill, and track prescriptions online. Learn more.
Veteran being tested for Hepatitis

Take Part in World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28, bringing the world together to raise awareness and influence real change. VA has cured more than 97,000 Veterans of hepatitis C so far. Join our march toward curing 100,000. Learn more.

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and (PRESS 1). Learn more.
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