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Veterans: Have a health question? Search here!

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Our Health Topics A-Z Index provides answers to hundreds of questions and links to dozens of VA programs.

by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer
Monday, August 18, 2014

Have a question about VA health care? Want to know which VA office to go to for information on a particular topic?

Your search starts here.

The Health Topics A-Z Index page includes key topics, the most popular inquiries and areas of vital importance to Veterans, their families and their caregivers.

It’s designed to help you quickly find specific information and is structured so that synonyms, acronyms and cross-referencing provide multiple ways for Veterans to access the topics and features on Veterans Health websites.

Starting with the letter A, for example:

About Face — Learn about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from Veterans who live with it every day. Hear their stories. Find out how treatment turned their lives around.

Agent Orange and Leukemia — Were you exposed to herbicides during service and have a chronic B-cell leukemia? You may qualify for VA benefits. Under A, you’ll also find links to information on AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease.

A-Z Index helps you find information with multiple ways to access topics on VA websites.

Recent online traffic counts show that some of the most-searched topics are:

Browse through the Index and you’ll also find links to helpful information about Compensated Work Therapy, Seeing Eye Dogs, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, and dozens more health topics.

Want to know the precise details about the 2014 Copay Requirements at a Glance? Start here at the Health Benefits Reference Library.

What is VA doing to serve Veterans in rural areas? Look under R for the Office of Rural Health.

Thinking about a career as a VA nurse? Start here under N.

Returning Veterans have a very valuable link under W titled What Can VA Do for Me? It’s a portal to all of the services and benefits you’ve earned. In addition to health care, there’s a link to get you started on looking for a job and how to apply for your benefits under the GI Bill.

The Health Topics A-Z Index has answers to hundreds of questions and links to dozens of VA program. It could be one of your most valuable FAVORITE PLACES. Save it today and use it often.