Thursday, July 4, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | July 3, 2019

Lab Test Results | Blue Button | Exercise Over 50 | Burn Pit Registry | Healthy Summer Cookouts

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We hope you have a happy Independence Day

Where are My VA Lab Results?

Veteran checking lab results

Find your own best way to view them

Accessing VA Lab test results is a popular feature Veterans use on My HealtheVet. It's important to stay on top of your lab test results so that you can work with your provider to make decisions about your health. There are three ways to view lab test results. Learn more.
Veteran viewing Blue Button Report

Here's What's in Your Blue Button Report

Better manage and share your health records with VA's Blue Button feature on My HealtheVet. Download and print a copy of your Blue Button Report to keep track of your prescription medications, lab results, appointment dates, and more. Just select the date and type of information, and it'll create a single report for you. Learn more
Couple exercising

Five Exercises for People Over 50

Whether you work out at a gym, at home, or outside, exercise can be routine, or it can simply be a part of your daily summer plans. People over fifty don't have any specific limitations on exercising. Age isn't an issue; for most people, it's about establishing what's best for you. Learn more.
Smoke from burn pit

Burn Pit Registry May Be for You

It's normal to have health concerns because of your time overseas. If you were deployed to Southwest Asia, you might have been exposed to airborne hazards like open burn pits. VA created the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry to help Veterans document exposures and report health issues. Learn more.
Independence Day celebration outside

Healthiest Food to Eat at a Summer Cookout

Whether you're firing up the grill or are attending a friend's barbecue to celebrate, the Independence Day holiday offers a time to slow down, relax, and enjoy good food with loved ones. Consider these healthy suggestions to help you stay on track with your meal plan during the summer barbecue season. 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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