Thursday, September 12, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | September 11, 2019

Prostate Cancer | Sleep Better | Suicide Prevention Support | Never Forget 9/11 | Rx Refill Mistakes |

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Prostate Cancer Screening

Veteran talking to a doctor about prostate cancer screenings

Diagnosis and 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 may be life-saving, especially as you age. Learn more.
Veteran keeping wife awake with snoring

Don't Ignore the Snore

A good night's sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health. Unfortunately, millions of Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, which can contribute to dangerous health conditions. Recognize the risk factors, signs, and how VA can help you sleep better. Learn more
Veteran paying respects to those who have fallen

Support When You Need It

September is Suicide Prevention Month. This month and every month, VA is there for you. Veterans are strong and resilient members of the community, but even the strongest of us need support. Help is one call, text, or chat away. Find support near you.
Veteran viewing the infographic on smart phone

Achieve Your Healthy Weight

Summer may only have two weeks left, but fall is a great time to work towards your goals of dropping the number on the scale. Don't wait for the New Year to start your weight-loss resolutions. Here are five simple ways to start reducing your weight. Learn more.
Burning Pentagon on September 11, 2001

9/11 – Never Forget

Air Force flight surgeon John Baxter showed up to work just like any other day. Halfway through his morning, his life changed forever when a plane shook the building he was in. For this week's Born the Battle Podcast, he'll detail his story and the days that followed. Listen now
Veteran checking her prescriptions

Avoid Rx Refill Mistakes

Millions of Veterans manage their VA prescription refills with My HealtheVet. If you're one of them, it's okay if you've gotten confused a time or two. See how you can better navigate the pharmacy section of your account by avoiding common hiccups. Learn more.

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