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Iowa City VA Health Care System
7th Annual VA2K Walk and Roll The 7th Annual VA2K Walk and Roll will take place Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Please join your fellow colleagues, community members and Veterans to promote health and exercise, and to help end homelessness among Veterans.
HRC Foundation Releases Healthcare Equality Index The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, & queer (LGBTQ) organization released its 10th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
Iowa City VA awarded Workplace Wellness Award Because they put a focus on the health and wellness of their employees, the Iowa City VA Health Care System has been awarded the VHA Workplace Wellness Award of Excellence at the Silver level.
Prosthetics Service of the Year Award The Iowa City VA Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) is consistently striving to provide the highest quality of care to our Veterans.
Veterans Town Hall Event in Waterloo Senior leaders from the Iowa City VA Health Care System will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall event from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. on December 13, 2016 in Room 420 at the Black Hawk County Courthouse in Waterloo, IA.
National Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service Week The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has designated October 31 through November 4, 2016, as National Prosthetic and Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) Week.
New Operating Room Suites Opening Soon This afternoon the Iowa City VA Health Care System (ICVAHCS) held a Grand Opening ceremony to showcase the opening of six new Operating Room (OR) suites located on the fourth floor of the main facility.
Town Hall Meeting to be Held in Ottumwa, IA Senior leaders from the Iowa City VA Health Care System will hold a Veterans’ Town Hall event from noon – 1:30 p.m. on September 21, 2016 at the Bridge View Center, in Ottumwa, IA.
Study suggests stem cells could ward off glaucoma An infusion of stem cells could help restore proper drainage for fluid-clogged eyes at risk for glaucoma. That's the upshot of a study led by a VA and University of Iowa team.
Town Hall Meeting to be held in Galesburg, IL Senior leaders from the Iowa City VA Health Care System will hold a Veterans' Town Hall event from noon – 1:30 p.m. on June 15, 2016 at the Galesburg Public Library in Galesburg, IL.
From the Veterans Health Administration
Marine Veteran is VA's Male Volunteer of the Year Marine Corps Veteran David Miller has been volunteering at VA for over 25 years and has been named the 2017 National Male Volunteer of the Year. Miller served in Vietnam during the TET II offensive.
VA Helps Vietnam Veteran Get His Life Back Dale Herb's life came to a grinding halt about a year ago when he lost the use of his legs and couldn't leave his home. Today, thanks to a little help from the VA, he's completely mobile again.
Veteran Volunteer to Celebrate 100th Birthday Woodrow Wilson was President when Veteran Volunteer Vincent Savarino was born. This month he will celebrate birthday number 100 during National Volunteer Week at the Wilkes-Barre VA medical center.
With VA's Help, Waco Veteran Gets a Second Chance Thirty-year-old Stephen Jacinto survived two tours in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. It was only after he returned home to Waco, Texas, that the Air Force Veteran discovered his own mortality.
Robotic Brace for Veterans of Spinal Cord Injury It's called an Exoskeleton and it uses motion sensors and a computer control system to allow Veterans with spinal cord injuries to stand and take steps, with a little help.
Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms? A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Important Office that Most People Have Never Heard VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
Marine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.