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DC VA Medical Center Celebrates Soon-To-Be Moms with Baby Shower

The Washington DC VA Medical Center’s Center for Women’s Health hosted a drive-through baby shower for expecting Veterans on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Washingto DC VA Medical Center Staff pose for a photo with baby shower gifts for expecting Veterans.

Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain is pain that occurs in the abdomen or pelvis for longer than three to six months.

Wellness Wednesday Graphic Featuring Melanie Millstein, a Doctor of Physical Therapy at the DC VA Medical Center.

VA Medical Center Uses New Robotic Arm to Diagnose Lung Cancer in Veterans

A new robotic member of the Thoracic Oncology program is lending a hand to diagnose and treat lung cancer patients at the Washington DC VA Medical Center.

Physicians at the DC VA Medical Center use new robotic-assisted technology to search a Veteran's lung for cancerous lesions.

Together for Mental Health Awareness Month

Washington DC VA Medical Center is on a mission to spread awareness of mental health disorders, and resources available to Veterans who struggle with them during Mental Health Awareness Month.

Wellness Wednesday Graphic for Washington DC VA Medical Center

Whole Health: It's About What Matters to You

Imagine a health care program that allows you to set health care goals based on what matters to you, and then supports you on the path to achieving them.

Wellness Wednesday graphic with Washington DC VA Medical Center's Whole Health Director, Heather Malecki.

DC Knights of Columbus Keep Veterans Connected With iPad Donations

The DC Knights of Columbus donated iPads to Veterans at the Washington DC VA Medical Center on July 6, 2022.

Members of the DC Knights of Columbus donated 12 iPads to the Washington DC VA Medical Center to help keep Veterans connected.

Survival of the Fittest

With advances in science and technology, the term "survival of the fittest" may not be as accurate as it once was. But according to Peter Kokkinos, PhD, a Physiologist in the Cardiology Department at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, fitness is still vital to our survival.

Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Peter Kokkinos, PhD.

Washington DC VA Medical Center Supports Military Sexual Trauma Survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Washington DC VA Medical Center is raising awareness of services available to Veterans who experienced sexual assault or harassment while serving.

Wellness Wednesday featuring Dr. Tsila Kirsh, PhD. Kirsh is a clinical psychologist and the Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator at the DC VA Medical Center.

Washington DC VA Medical Center Adds “Heart Electrician” to The Team

The Washington DC VA Medical Center adds new technology and talent to offer Veterans living with atrial fibrillation a healthier future.

Photo of Doctor Baran Kilical, an electrophysiologist at the Washington DC VA Medical Center.

VA Women’s Health Takes on Osteoporosis

The Washington DC VA Medical Center is tackling Osteoporosis by encouraging women Veterans to make their bones as strong as their spirit.

VA graphic with information about osteoporosis and tips to protect your bones from deteriorating.