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VA Expands Women’s Health Practitioner Trainings

The Department of Veterans Affairs has trained nearly 1,500 providers through its flagship National Women’s Health Mini-Residency Program, one of many training opportunities for VA clinicians to sharpen their women’s health skills.

Research Roundtable Caps VA Celebration of Women’s History Month

Improving the health and health care of women Veterans is a high priority within the Department of Veterans Affairs, said a panel of leading researchers on March 27.

Women Veterans: Make Your Own History

The Department of Veterans Affairs joins the Nation in observing Women’s History Month in March by honoring women Veterans for their significant historical contributions and encouraging them to take advantage of the VA benefits they’ve earned.

Women’s Heart Health

The first step toward heart health is becoming aware of your own personal risk for heart disease. Some risks, such as smoking cigarettes, are obvious: every woman knows whether or not she smokes.

The Villages VA Outpatient Clinic Hosts Women Veterans Health Fair

This year’s theme is “Health, Healing and Harmony: Reducing Stress and Promoting Health.”

New Videos Feature Military Service Stories of Women Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a series of videos in which women Veterans describe their experiences serving in the military, ranging from their significant contributions to national safety and security to the challenges they faced during their service and after returning to civilian life.

VA National Leader in Providing Mammograms

Women Veterans are encouraged to keep those two words in mind every month, not just in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And then to follow up by talking with their health care provider about appropriate breast cancer screenings, such as regular mammograms.

Women Veterans’ Health Research: A New Frontier

“Women are the fastest growing segment of the Veteran population.” You may have heard or seen this statistic many times, but it’s a powerful one.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – July 06, 2011

In recognition of Women Veteran’s Health Month, country music star and Veteran Stephen Cochran and Veteran Shanda Taylor-Boyd tell a story of VA Research turning hope into reality

Military sexual trauma not addressed fully

For some veterans, however, the struggle to secure compensation for service-induced trauma continues unabated