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Veterans Health Care July 7, 2022

Minimally invasive procedure helps regulate his heart


VA health care news you can use

There’s a lot going on in VA health care. Here are some of our latest stories about Veterans and for Veterans. Find out how to apply for VA health care benefits.

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New pacemaker improves Veterans quality of life

Coast Guard Veteran, Robert Eikey is the first patient in the state of Texas to receive a new leadless pacemaker implant designed to regulate his heart.

“I woke up from the surgery and I felt amazing,” he said.

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Connecting the mind and body

How can your body help your mind? What role does your breath play? This 9-minute meditative practice can help answer
these questions.

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Supporting Veterans at the point of care

A VA employee developed a Diversity and Inclusion Advocate program to ensure Veterans feel seen and heard at their point of care.

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Delivering the right antibiotic to Veterans

VA employees in Memphis VA kick-started a penicillin skin test, to determine whether Veterans are receiving the best possible care when it comes to penicillin allergies.

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