Wednesday, November 20, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | November 20, 2019



Family History Matters | VA Lab Tests | Quit Smoking | Gulf War Veterans | Prevent Cancer | Diabetes |

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Happy Thanksgiving dinner party with family and food with turkey on table

Family history matters at the holidays

This Thanksgiving, take the opportunity to talk and ask about your family health history. The perks of this chat will be helpful. VA has some ways to go about it. Learn more.
Veteran with tablet in kitchen with breakfast

Where are My VA Lab Test Results?

It's important to stay on top of your lab test results so that you and your doctor can make better decisions about your health. Did you know that My HealtheVet has three ways to access your lab test results? Learn more.
Veteran enjoys the sun at VA Medical Center

Great American Smokeout:

'Better Starts Today'

Quitting smoking isn't easy. It takes time. Let the Great American Smokeout event on November 21 be your day to start your journey toward a smoke-free life. Learn more.
Veteran and partner looking at menu

Diabetes and Eating Out

When you have diabetes, it's normal to think twice or even be nervous before eating out at new restaurants. VA has tips you can use while still sticking to your routine of eating healthy for diabetes. Learn more.
Veteran using the Exposure Ed mobile app

Gulf War Illness:

Here's an App for That

Are you a Gulf War Veteran? VA created an app for you that is designed to answer questions about your military-related exposures and exposure-related benefits and services. Learn more
Doctor takes Veteran's blood pressure

Stomach Cancer Basics

Stomach cancer tends to develop over many years and typically doesn't show early warning signs or symptoms. Discover how you can lower your risk of developing stomach cancer. Learn more.
Veteran accessing her statements online

Patient Statement Online

With a Premium My HealtheVet account, you can see up to six months of your previous patient statements online. This means you don't have to wait for them to be delivered in the mail. Learn more.

Find where you can get a flu shot

If you are new to My HealtheVet, be sure to upgrade your account so you can use all these great features. Upgrade today!
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