Wednesday, November 6, 2019

My HealtheVet Update | November 6, 2019

Appointment TXT Reminders | Mood Coach | Treating PTSD | Lung Cancer Screening | Stay Ahead of Alzheimer's

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Text Messages and VA Appointments

Veteran using VEText

Receive reminders via VEText

Life is busy, and sometimes, little things can fall off the radar, like remembering an upcoming VA appointment. The good news is that VA reminds Veterans of their appointments by text. If you don't already, you can start receiving appointment reminders via VEText today. Learn more.
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Weight Loss with TeleMOVE!

Are you looking to improve your health through diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes, but live far away from a VA Medical Center? Using popular technologies, you can lose weight without leaving home. Learn more.
Veteran drinking coffee outside

Holiday Stress: Tips for Coping

As the seasons change, so can your mood. Veterans who manage symptoms related to PTSD, pain, or other conditions may struggle to stay positive during the holidays. VA can help with its mobile app, Mood Coach.
Doctor and Veteran talking during appointment

Treating PTSD: Stay Connected

November is home to many holidays, but only one honors you for serving this great country. That holiday is Veterans Day. This November, we would like to bring awareness to something that many Veterans suffer from: PTSD. Learn more.
Veteran receiving a chest exam from doctor

Lung Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Did you know November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month? In most people, lung cancer doesn't cause symptoms until it spreads, which makes it harder to treat. Find out if you should be screened for lung cancer at your next appointment. Learn more.
Veteran with family

Staying Ahead of Memory Problems

Slight forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. But if memory problems start affecting your daily life, you should talk to your doctor about the early signs of Alzheimer's disease. Learn more.

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