VA now transplanting kidneys that are positive for hepatitis C
Some Veterans on waiting list may be eligible for procedure
Underscoring its mission of improving the quality of life for Veterans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently began offering a new option to patients awaiting kidney transplants: organs that are positive for hepatitis (hep) C.
President Trump signs executive order to empower Veterans and end Veterans suicide
VA will co-chair task force focused on a holistic, public health approach to suicide prevention and engagement with Veterans’ local communities
WASHINGTON — Today President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order titled “National Initiative to Empower Veterans and End Veterans Suicide,” which focuses on improving the quality of life for America’s Veterans and ending the tragedy of Veteran suicide.
VA to make new nasal spray drug available for treatment-resistant depression
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its health care providers will now be able to offer the newly approved Spravato nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression.
Precision health initiative brings genetic testing to Veterans
VA and Sanford Health join forces to provide free screenings, improve patient care for cancer survivors
WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that, as part of an innovative partnership, VA and Sanford Health, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health care systems, will soon provide free genetic testing to some Veterans cared for by VA.