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.
VA encourages Veterans to quit tobacco on World No Tobacco Day
May 31 observance to shine light on VA tools to help Veterans quit year-round
WASHINGTON — In recognition of “World No Tobacco Day” on May 31, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will reaffirm its “Better Starts Today” campaign, calling on Veterans who use tobacco to discover reasons to quit and take advantage of innovative VA resources to help them succeed.