VA Houston health care top stories.
The SARS-CoV-2 vaccine can support heart health
One way of protecting your heart that you might not be aware of is by getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Army Veteran finds his calling helping incarcerated Veterans turn their lives around
VA’s Veterans Justice Program identifies justice-involved Veterans and offers medical and mental health care, substance abuse treatment, housing, and vocational rehabilitation services.
First “Awake” Brain Surgery at Houston VA
As a neurosurgeon at the Houston VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Ali Jalali enjoys getting to know his Veteran patients and learning about their military service.
A Special Visit from the Houston Texans
Houston Texans coaches, players, cheerleaders, and staff visited the Houston VA during Thanksgiving week to give thanks to Veterans.
Meet ROSA: New Robot Guides Brain Surgery at Houston VA
There is a new surgical robot in town. ROSA, a Robotized Surgical Assistant, has joined the Houston VA team and is helping doctors detect sources of seizures in patients with epilepsy.
Houston VA Encourages Veterans to access breast health services during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is encouraging women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Tangible Support for Grieving Families
Marine Veteran Kirk McFarlin’s body was draped in an American flag.
A call to duty for nurse retirees
After more than 30 years helping heal the sick in the Air Force and VA, Sherman Free was ready for retirement in 2019.
Pandemic doesn’t stop Houston area Veterans from competing
Throughout the pandemic, many of us have decreased our physical activity.
Life-changing robotic surgery improves Veteran outcomes
New robotic technology at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston will ensure better long-term outcomes for Veterans undergoing total hip replacement surgery.