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VA North Texas health care top stories.

One Veteran’s story of going from substance abuse to sobriety

A Veteran’s journey of hope and redemption.

portrait of Michael McNabb

Standing strong against mother nature

Medical center’s Dialysis Clinic continues to operate for Veterans

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Richard Shea is tended to by Sheela George, and 8-year veteran RN in the VA North Texas Dialysis Clinic.

Overcoming addiction

"VA saved my life," says Shedrick Ward. "They’re going to have to kick me out of this place if they want me to leave."

Former Army Veteran Shedrick Ward pushing a cleaning cart

VA recognizes Dr. Laura Zambrano-Vazquez for excellence in health care professional education

VA's highest honor for health professions education is the David M. Worthen Award for Excellence in Health Professions Education.

Portrait of Laura Zambrano-Vazquez

Faces of Service: Immortalizing Veterans and their stories

To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan. It is the mission and, in many cases, the driving force of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Jennifer Roy, public affairs specialist with the Dallas Regional Office of Public Affairs, photographs fellow Navy Veteran, Michael Smith