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Read about what's happening at VA Butler Healthcare System! Have a story to share? Please contact VA Butler's Public Affairs Officer at 878-271-6492.

Practice Gratitude

The Butler VA Health Care System hosted a Gratitude Journaling Workshop for Veterans for National Gratitude Month and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

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Clearing the Air About Smoking

For the Great American Smokeout on November 17, explore the many ways VA can make it easier than ever to stop smoking.

Clear the Air, Great American Smoke Out

This Suicide Prevention Month, Butler VA Offers Resources to Support Veterans

Suicide is preventable and there is hope. This September, throughout Suicide Prevention Month, the Butler VA is offering resources to help Veterans who are struggling.

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Prevention is the Key to Health

This August, the Butler VA's Women’s Health Team encourages all women Veterans to keep their health in check with VA.

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VA Rideshare Program

Veterans enrolled in the Butler VA’s homeless program may be eligible for transportation help thanks to a program called Rideshare.

Robert Persin, U.S. Army Veteran

Did You Let Your Doctor Know?

July is Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month. Do you take any herbal products? And more importantly, does your VA doctor know if you do?

Anna Sinz, PharmD Candidate

The Best First Step - Talk to Your Health Care Team

What is the best way to be sure your blood sugar stays at a safe level? It may surprise you to learn that simply talking about it with your health care team is the best first step.

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It's Men's Health Week

Leading up to Father’s Day, National Men’s Health Week is a good time to review the importance of routine medical check-ups in primary care.

Adam Mehring, DO, Butler VA Primary Care Provider

Face Your Fears: PTSD Treatments Work

There are currently about 8 million people in the United States with Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including U.S. Army Veteran Scott Richards.

Scott Richards, Army Veteran

Whole Health: Start Small

What matters to you? That is the primary question associated with VA’s Whole Health program.

Dr. Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Michele Papakie