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Personal stories more engaging for hypertension management

No objective benefits of yoga or aerobic exercise on sleep in midlife women

PTSD therapies are still effective in presence of TBI

Aortic aneurysm repair

Disclosing adverse surgical events

New device for self-administered pain relief after upper-limb injury

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Study participant Raina Groover goes over some exercises with physical therapist Susan Conroy during a clinic visit.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ranks as one of the nation's leaders in health research. Thousands of studies are conducted at VA medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes each year. This research has significantly contributed to advancements in health care for Veterans and other Americans from every walk of life... Learn more

See also: Million Veteran Program (MVP), VA sponsored Clinical Trials

Seeking Veterans Who Served During 1990-1991 - The VA CSP Program is currently seeking Veterans who served during 1990-1991 to participate in a focus group on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. View more information.

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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 30,000 to 32,000 lives are lost to suicide each year in the United States. About 20 percent of those who complete the act of suicide are Veterans. .. Learn more

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VA's APT Center shines in first Cyborg Olympics

VA's APT Center shines in first Cyborg Olympics

Paralyzed by a spinal cord injury and powered by contractions of his own muscles activated by surgically implanted neural stimulators developed by VA and Case Western Reserve University researchers, Mark Muhn pedaled his way to a gold medal at the first ever Cyborg Olympics, in Sweden. Read more on the website of VA's Advanced Platform Technology Center.

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