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Veterans Health Care January 20, 2022

>From couch surfing to relaxing on the beach


Providing health care to America’s Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is home to America's largest integrated health care system, serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. Join your fellow Veterans. Here are some of their stories.

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Army Veteran finds stable housing, medical care

Today, Veteran Elden Branch spends much of his time playing bass guitar and relaxing on the beach in Pensacola, Florida. Not too long ago, he was sleeping in his car or couch surfing. Then he connected with VA.  

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Protect yourself from vaccination card scams

As we continue to live with the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are coming up with new ways to take advantage of people or steal their information. Make sure you know how to protect yourself, your family and your vaccination data against scams.

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Thank your body with muscle awareness

Have you ever shoveled snow and got up the next day feeling muscles that you forgot you had? That's the kind of muscle awareness you'll remember for days! But there's a more mindful (and less painful) approach – muscle awareness meditation.

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You can reduce your risk of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is one of the few cancers that is largely preventable. One form of prevention is through regular cervical cancer screenings.

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