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Update: December 5, 2018

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Book Your Health Appointments Online

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Make VA Appointments using the online appointment scheduling tool

Have you scheduled a health care appointment online through My HealtheVet? Veterans across the country can manage their appointments online. This easy tool allows you to self-schedule or even cancel many types of VA health care appointments. Learn more.

Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Remembering President George H.W. Bush

American Veterans are saddened by the passing of President George H.W. Bush. He led a great life, one that combined and personified two of our nation’s greatest virtues: commitment to public service and an entrepreneurial spirit. Our country will greatly miss his inspiring example. Today, December 5, 2018, Americans will observe a day of mourning for our nation’s 41st president. My HealtheVet honors his service. Read VA’s remembrance.

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Don’t Ignore the Snore

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health. Unfortunately, millions of Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, which can contribute to dangerous health conditions. Don’t ignore the snore, and talk to your health care team about the REVAMP mobile app at your next visit. Learn more.

Holiday Buffet

Maintain Your Weight Over the Holidays

With the holidays come the temptations of tasty but unhealthy foods and large portions. Trying to lose weight during the holiday season may be unrealistic, but it’s possible to celebrate the season without packing on pounds. Healthy eating tips can help you avoid the holiday weight gain.

Choosing what treatment is best

Get the Right Treatment for PTSD

Being involved in your PTSD treatment decisions can make them more effective. Research has found that people who chose the PTSD treatment they received improved more than people who were assigned treatment. Learn more.

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Urgent vs. Non-urgent?

Secure Messaging, available with a My HealtheVet Premium account, allows you to talk with your health care team online. Secure Messaging is for routine questions to members of your health care team, but should not be used if you need urgent or emergency care. Learn more.

Facebook Live with #ExploreVA

Discuss Innovative Tools with Explore VA

Looking for a convenient, cutting-edge approach to health care? From video appointments and Secure Messaging to mobile apps tailored to Veterans like you, VA offers innovative ways you can access your care and connect to your care team. Join the #ExploreVA Facebook Live event Tuesday, December 11, at 3:00 p.m. (ET) to discuss tools that improve your access to health care.