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Read about what's happening in our VA Tennessee Valley health care community.

Debunking common pharmacy misconceptions

The independent practice of pharmaceuticals arose in the early 19th century, but the philosophy and study of using medicinal remedies spans farther back.

A group of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians stand under a shaded tree for a group photo.

Movement is medicine

October is National Physical Therapy Month. Learn how physical therapy can improve your wellbeing!

A female physical therapist helps a senior woman stretch her arms during a physical therapy session

Childhood dream turns into reality for Nashville nurse

From a young age, Moussa Diouf knew he wanted to help people.

Nurse holding certificate.

Murfreesboro Veteran makes healthy living his hobby

What started as a routine health care visit to VA turned into a life-changing experience for Air Force Veteran Edward Perkowski.

Set of dumbbell weights and jump rope lay on top of wood flooring

Small team makes big impacts in fight against suicide

Firearm injury was the leading cause of Veteran suicide in 2020, according to VA’s 2022 National Suicide Prevention Annual Report.

Man stands next to table covered in blue cloth to look at gun locks at the Nashville VA on Firearm Safety Day.

4 ways to reduce stress and burnout

Burnout. Fatigue. Stress. Depression. Anxiety. These terms have become increasingly popular throughout the digital age, and when compounded with external factors such as civil unrest, record-high inflation, and staffing shortages, it can surely exacerbate mental and physical wellbeing.

A young, Black female does yoga on the beach.

TVHS earns consecutive accreditation for stellar mammography services

For the third consecutive year, the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) Women’s Health mammography team passed its annual Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mammography inspection and accreditation.

Female patient gets a mammogram screening completed while a nurse is present with her.

Get your flu shot

The flu season is upon us. It's important you stay protected. There's been several influenza outbreaks in Williamson, Davidson, and other nearby counties.

Flu shots

In the midst of despair, flood victims find peace

As Witt Cook drove further into the Appalachian Mountains, he was enamored by a sea of lush, vibrant green hills and pockets of smoke that gently lingered onto the trees.

An open gymnasium used for Kentucky flood disaster relief

Police officer recognized for assisting Veteran in crisis

After driving 774 miles from Wilmington, Delaware, William Fletcher, his wife and their four rambunctious boys finally found their home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in the fall of 2021.

TVHS Senior Police Officer earns Director's Star Award for helping patient.