February is American Heart Month, a great time to take your health to heart. You have the power to reduce your risk of developing heart problems. You can start by taking five basic steps to improve your heart health. Learn more.
Accessing VA Lab test results is a popular feature Veterans use on My HealtheVet. It’s important to stay on top of your lab test results so that you can work with your provider to make decisions about your health. There are three ways to view lab test results. Learn more.
Cancer can be scary. It’s linked to genetics, the environment, your age, and pure chance. Since most cancers show no symptoms, regular screenings are your best defense. Even though cancer is a general term referring to more than 200 different diseases, there are three common types to be aware of. Learn more.
All you need is a computer or mobile phone with internet connection and access is yours. Having your VA health record can help you better manage your health, avoid medical errors, and save time. Learn more.
Exercising is not always easy. Finding the time and motivation can be hard. One thing that can help is developing a regular physical activity plan. A plan can help you stay on track to lose weight and be more active. Learn more.
Have you thought about quitting smokeless tobacco recently? Doing it alone is not easy. Join Veterans across the country on February 21 for the Great American Spit Out. Take steps toward quitting smokeless tobacco products for good. Quitting smokeless tobacco is hard. But it helps if you have a plan. Learn more.