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Trauma survivors encouraged to self-screen for PTSD

Veterans, service members and civilians are encouraged to take a 50-second self-screen, June 27, on PTSD Screening Day for posttraumatic stress disorder.

PTSD Treatment Works

Houston VA sets the “pace” with leadless pacemaker technology

Cardiologists at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston are using new technology to improve the lives of their Veteran patients.

VA doctor and Veteran

Veteran carves special “sign” of thanks for Houston VA cardiologists

Army Veteran Carl Haaland is a grateful man. The Petersburg, Alaska native was visiting family in the Houston area last spring when he started feeling ill.

A photo of a Veteran with two VA doctors and a photo of a wooden sign.

Blind Veteran grateful to Houston VA Low Vision Clinic

While serving in the U.S. Air Force, Alexander Brown was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and was medically retired after serving nine years.

A VA assistive technology specialist provides treatment to a Veteran.

Virtual National Cancer Survivors Day Event: June 7

The Houston VA Medical Center will hold a virtual National Cancer Survivors Day event on June 7 on Microsoft Teams.

Cancer survivor

Access Mental Health Support on your Phone

VA is now offering you immediate access to on-demand mental health and wellbeing support provided right in the comfort of your home.

Woman holding coffee mug looking out window.

An Urgency to VA Research: Marine Veteran shares struggles after serving near Open Burn Pits

At the age of 18, Marine Veteran Mark McLean deployed to Iraq in what was just the first of many combat deployments.

Veteran speaking to panel

Houston VA Nurse Goes Purple to Support Army Veteran

Army Veteran Rachel VanDeMark recently got a colorful and special surprise when she arrived for her appointment at the Humble VA Outpatient Clinic.

Veteran and VA nurse

Houston National Cemetery to hold Memorial Day Ceremony

VA invites the public to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony at Houston National Cemetery on Monday, May 30 at 9 a.m.

American flags next to headstone.

Houston VA studies Current Approaches in Telehealth and Telerehabilitation for Spinal Cord Injury

The Houston VA Spinal Cord Injury team recently conducted a review of research from 2016 to present that has examined approaches to Telehealth and Telerehabilitation for patients with spinal cord injuries.

Dr. Hilary Touchett