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Many Veterans have questions about the best way to achieve a healthier lifestyle through weight loss. However, losing weight often can be difficult to achieve. Read on for tips on how to facilitate weight loss.
Having to socialize with difficult people can add stress to your holidays. Things will go better if you have a plan to stay in control and take care of yourself during family get-togethers. Find out tips to help.
The holidays are not always a jolly time of the year for everyone. Unrealistic expectations can cause depression and isolation during the season. However, we've found four tips to ward off the blues this holiday season.
Veteran Richard Fiske thought he’d never be able to quit smoking. When his VA doctor talked to him about quitting tobacco, Richard felt it was no use. But then Richard enrolled in the Truman VA Quit Program.
Most people know that smoking greatly increases their personal risk of developing diseases such as cancer, emphysema and heart disease. However, many are not aware of how damaging second & third hand smoke is to others.
Truman VA will host a Drug Take Back event on October 27, 2017 from 10am to 2pm in conjunction with state and local law enforcement agencies. Bring in old or unnecessary medications for proper disposal.
I cannot tell you how important it is for all women to have their mammogram. If I had waited one more year, I may not have been so lucky to catch the cancer early. This is a lifesaving exam and could save your life.
Army Veteran Mark Weingarth decided it was time to take his health to the next level and lose weight. He was looking for a program to help him make lifestyle changes, not just lose weight. That's when he found the MOVE!
Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.