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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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FREE Flu Shots for Veterans!FREE Flu Shots for Veterans!
It's time to get your flu shot. Veterans enrolled in VA health care can get a free flu shot at the Houston VA and community-based outpatient clinics. We have several easy ways for Veterans to get vaccinated.
From War to Home: Through the Veteran's LensFrom War to Home: Through the Veteran's Lens
From War to Home: Through the Veteran's Lens is a moving exhibit of photos and narratives by Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is now on display at the Houston VA on the first floor until January.
Houston VA Employee Veteran Uses Military Training to Save LivesVA Employee Veteran Saves Lives
When Houston VA Medical Center employee Shanita Campbell left for a few days of Air Force Reserve training duty in San Antonio last month she never dreamed she would end up saving lives before returning to work.
Best DoctorsBest Doctors
Sixty-one physicians at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston were recently selected for the 2015-2016 The Best Doctors in America® List. Only five percent of physicians in the U.S. earn this honor.
2016 National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports ClinicNational Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic
The 2016 National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic is April 2-9, 2016 in Snowmass, Colorado. It promotes rehabilitation by instructing physically challenged Veterans in adaptive activities and sports.
Veteran Town Hall - DickinsonVeteran Town Hall - Dickinson
Share your vision for the future VA at a Town Hall for Veterans! Share your ideas and experiences, and meet other Veterans and VA leaders at VFW Post 6378 in Dickinson, Texas.
Veteran Town Hall MeetingVeteran Town Hall Meeting
The Houston VA Medical Center and the Houston Regional Benefits Office are co-hosting a town hall meeting for Veterans and family members to provide feedback on their VA experiences.
Summer of Service Open HouseSummer of Service Open House
You are cordially invited to join us for an open house as we kick-off VA’s Summer of Service. The event will honor our Veteran Wheelchair Athletes, include informational booths, and much more!
Town Hall Meeting and Claims Assistance Event for Houston Area VeteransVeteran Town Hall Meeting/Claims Assistance Event
UPDATE: EVENT POSTPONED - The Houston VA Medical Center and the Houston Regional Benefits Office are co-hosting a town hall meeting for Veterans and family members to provide feedback on their VA experiences.
Help for Homeless VeteransHelp for Homeless Veterans
Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced that the city has effectively ended chronic Veteran homelessness. She was joined at the event by three Cabinet Secretaries, including VA Secretary Bob McDonald.

From the Veterans Health Administration

A woman in a lab coat shows a patient two computer monitors displaying mammogram imagesBreast Cancer: The Importance of Mammograms
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, but early detection saves lives, which is why mammograms are so important. VA's 3D technology is improving cancer detection rates.
An audiologist installs a hearing aid for a Veteran patientVeterans! Hard of hearing? VA can help.
Whether from high noise in military operations or during training, hearing loss and tinnitus account for the two most prevalent service-connected disabilities among Veterans. Many do not realize it until too late.
A doctor listens to a patient's heartbeat with a stethoscope. Veterans: Are you at risk for prostate cancer?
Prostate Cancer is one of the most common cancers in American men. If you're a Veteran over 40, you should learn about it and ask your VA health care provider if you should be screened.
A roadside billboard for the Veterans Crisis LineOne is a Powerful Number - It Could Save a Life
One is a powerful number when it translates to what one person can do to help a Veteran in crisis. One conversation, one phone call, one small act could save a life. The Power of One.
Several adults and a child cutting a ribbon in front of a health care clinicVA, Communities, Helping Homeless Veterans
What is a CRRC? It's a lifeline for thousands of homeless Veterans and their families. VA and local communities are partners in the effort, working together to provide needed services.
A woman with graying hair smilesI Served in the Active Military. Yes, I'm One!
Know this: If you are a woman who served in the active military service, you are a Veteran. People may think your military experience was less challenging than that of male Veterans. They're wrong.
A man points to his gardenCombat Veteran, Doctor and Now Gardener
Wesley McFarland, combat Veteran, doctor for 55 years, charged his patients $3.00. Wiped out by Hurricane Katrina, he now lives in a VA Community Living Center ... and he loves it.
An older man with a sporting competitor's numbered bib on his shirt leans on a golf cart carrying his clubs on a golf courseGolden Age Games Underway in Omaha
Golden Age Games — it's all about the rehabilitation value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Veterans ... and yes, a good time, competition and fellowship with other Veterans.
A red rash on a person's elbowMy skin itches. Is it psoriasis? What is that?
Veterans who have psoriasis can easily describe the symptoms for you. It's ugly, itchy and painful. VA doctors can help Veterans treat psoriasis. Here's information on this chronic skin disease.
A Veteran wearing a sea captain's hat salutes while rolling his motorized wheelchair among others walking around him2015 VA Walk & Roll Sees Growth
It's called the Walk and Roll when over 23,000 Veterans, VA Employees and American citizens walk a mile for homeless Veterans, raising more than $325,000 worth of donations this year.

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