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Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital


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Image; Members of CCUA, Truman VA and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce cut a yellow ribbon at the Veterans Urban FarmNew Veteran Urban Farm
Truman VA and the CCUA have partnered to create a Veterans Urban Farm in Columbia, Mo. The program will focus as an agricultural, commercial & recreational urban farm to serve the central Missouri Veteran community.
Image; Dr. Joe Hinkebein and Tony Fife-Patterson stand in front of Truman VA hospitalThinking About Quitting Tobacco?
Army Veteran Tony Fife-Patterson started smoking when he was 17 because “the cool guys in the neighborhood were doing it, and I wanted to fit in.” Now he is tobacco-free and wants to share his story with others.
Image; women running a race and crossing the line with text that reads: VA leads the nation in breast cancer screeningsLeading the Way in Breast Cancer Screening
Did you know that VA leads the nation in breast cancer screening? VA provides a higher percentage of mammograms to the women who need them than any other health service in the country, including the private sector.
Image; Two people sitting on a bench with the works: Be Safe: Prevent Sexually Transmitted InfectionsWhat Veterans want to know about STIs
Every day, there is a new case of a treatable Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) in the United States. Should you choose to be sexually active, you can lower your risk of getting a STI if you follow a few steps.
image; World Hepatitis Day, July 28th on a spiral notebook, with a pair of glasses, syringe, stethascope and pills surrounding the notebook.Hepatitis A and B: What You Need to Know
It's important to know what Hepatitis is, what strains are out there and who is at risk. Do you know the difference between Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B? Read more to find out.
Image; Older woman in hospital bed with young woman providing food.Summer Youth Volunteers Needed!
Truman VA is looking for youth volunteers for the 2019 summer. This eight-week program is a positive learning experience for 14-17 year olds in Columbia. Find out how to apply today!
Image; Woman in exercise shoes walking on a trail with the words "Move More and Sit Less" at the bottomMove More and Sit Less
Americans spend way too much time sitting during the day and it’s impacting the body’s ability to protect against chronic health conditions. Find out how you can improve your overall health with just a few activities.
image; different size alcohol glasses with text that says, Moderation and Drinking.Moderation Key to Safe Drinking
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. To better understand alcohol consumption and its risks, staff from Truman VA’s Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Program offer this simple screening tool.
Image, Vet Center Resource FairVet Center Resource Fair
Join Truman VA and the Columbia Vet Center for a free “come and go” benefits fair, promoting resources available to Veterans, military members, and their families. Light refreshments will be provided.
Image; Male and Female Soldier, Pathways to Healing, Military Sexual Trauma, April 3, 10am to 3pm, Truman VA AuditoriumPathways to Healing from MST
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Truman VA is hosting an event on Wednesday, April 3 from 10am to 3pm. The event will showcase artwork and other mediums done by Military Sexual Trauma (MST) survivors.

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