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VA Palo Alto doctors receive prestigious John M. Eisenberg award

Two doctors at VA Palo Alto Health Care System are both being recognized by The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum (NQF) with the prestigious 2020 Eisenberg Awards.

2020 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety & Quality Awards

Veteran volunteers! Ask questions!

Many of my fellow Veterans eagerly volunteer in medical studies sponsored by VA and associated medical institutions.

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It's all about the plate

Nutritionists and dietitians try to shine a light on the link between our food choices and overall health.

Healthy salad bowl with quinoa, tomatoes, chicken, avocado, lime, and mixed greens

Blind Center helps WWII Veteran despite pandemic

Losing your vision can be a hard pill to swallow but the Western Blind Rehabilitation Center (WBRC) at VA Palo Alto Health Care System helps many Veterans get back on the path to independence.

Dorothy Ward, a WWII Veteran, receives care at the Western Blind Rehab Center

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Speech pathologists at VAPAHCS are here to help COVID-19 survivors manage or recover from short- and longer-term difficulties in the areas of cognition, swallowing, and communication.

Young woman with symptom of hearing loss on color background