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Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital


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Images of Lymphedema swellingLymphedema Help
Lymphedema is a condition that results from the accumulation of the lymphatic fluid in some areas of the body causing swelling. The most effective lymphedema treatment is known as Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT).
2020 Car Show Canceled2020 Car Show Canceled
Truman VA and the Vet Center are committed to keeping our nations Veterans healthy and safe during this uncertain time. After much deliberation, we have decided to cancel the Truman VA/Vet Center 2020 Car show.
Image: Urgent Care UpdateUrgent Care Transition
VA's Urgent Care Benefit under Mission Act will transition from TriWest administration to Optum effective September 1, 2020. Here's what Veterans need to know about this transition.
Image; hand holding white ribbon with "What to know about lung cancer screenings."Lung Cancer Screening
Lung cancer screenings don't have to be scary. Find out more about low-dose computed tomography or LDCT screenings and how they can save lives with early detection. Early detection is key!
Image: Tiny people, magnifier, test tubes, blood glucose meter, blood, doctors, syringe. Type 2 diabetes and insulin production concept vector. Cartoon flat style.Diabetes, Are You At Risk?
There are several risk factors for diabetes that cannot be controlled, such as family history, age and ethnicity. However, there are other factors that can be controlled, such as obesity, diet and physical activity.
Image; Instructor and students practicing tai chiTai Chi for Fall Prevention
Tai chi is an ancient Chinese martial art form that has changed over time to focus on well- being. It is taught as a series of slow, relaxed, gentle movements. Because tai chi can improve balance, it also reduces falls
Image; stop light with the words "Truman VA Visitor Updates."Visiting the Facility during COVID-19
Our Veterans, visitors and staff are our No. 1 priority. When coming to Truman VA and/or the community outpatient clinics, we want you to be prepared. Here are a few things you will want to know before you visit.
Dr. Patricia Hall, Medical Center DirectorThank You to All Our Veterans
At Truman VA, we’ve had to make several changes to the way we deliver care to our patients. Although these changes were made to ensure the highest level of safety, we also understand that not all of them have been easy.
Photo; Woman stress eating junk foodIs the Coronavirus Stressing You Out?
During times like the present, there’s a lot of uncertainty in our lives. With that also comes a lot more stress. When our stress levels rise and we’re confined to our homes, food often becomes our best friend.
Important InformationImportant Information
We continue to evaluate our response to COVID-19 based on the most current information available. Find out the new protective measures Truman VA is implementing to keep Veterans and their loved ones healthy.

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