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Work Posture to fix poor posture habits

Do you have smart phone or keyboard slump?” This neck and shoulder rescue can help alleviate the stress and strain of our work posture habits.

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Woman in blood donation chair

Veterans! If you were ineligible to donate blood because of your military service in Europe, you may be eligible now. The FDA lifted that ban and blood is urgently needed now because of the pandemic.

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Army Veteran Theodore S. Zajac is today's Veteran of the Day.

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Theodore S. Zajac, who served as a major in the Chemical Corps during World War II.

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Woman helps man to take a drink from a cup

A Veteran and his wife are recipients of cancer treatment delivered by VA, Optum and the Community Care Network (CCN), ensuring they get the care they deserve in a VA facility or in the community.

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Nike donates shoes to VA health care workers during COVID-19 pandemic

VA nurses recently received an unexpected gift, thanks to Nike. The multinational footwear and apparel manufacturer donated nearly 3,800 pairs of Air Zoom Pulse shoes to VHA nurses on the frontlines battling COVID-19.

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Veteran and author John Del Vecchio on VA podcast

In this episode of Borne the Battle, Army Vietnam Veteran John Del Vecchio shares how he went from a combat correspondent to writing The 13th Valley, a book that became a New York Times Bestseller, A National Book Award finalist, and has been described as a literary cornerstone for the Vietnam generation.

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Man sitting at table with many jars of crabapple jelly

Navy Veteran John Leaf experienced a lot of stress in Vietnam. He dealt with it over the years by throwing himself into his work and looking for something to hide his stress. He found help at VA.

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Air Force Veteran Roy Lee Grover is today's Veteran of the Day.

On his 100th birthday, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Roy Lee Grover, who 57 combat missions in New Guinea during World War II.

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