NFL star, former Olympian shares struggle with mental illness with Veterans; Breast cancer awareness information for Veterans

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Mobile medical unit brings much needed care to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

Veterans are able to access VA health care services in their community again thanks to a mobile medical unit brought in from the Orlando, Florida VA Medical Center.

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NFL star, former Olympian shares struggle with mental illness with Phoenix Veterans

Football legend Herschel Walker shared his battle with dissociative identity disorder with a packed room of Veterans and VA employees earlier this month at the Carl T. Hayden Medical Center in Phoenix.

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The best way proven to prevent the flu: Get your flu shot

The flu is nothing to sneeze at, for every year in the United States, influenza hospitalizes up to 226,000 people and is blamed for 36,000 deaths.


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                                  VETERAN OF THE WEEK

                                  This week we honor Army Veteran Allison Fortado Ball.

                                  Allison served from 2002 to 2011. Allison commissioned as a Medical Service Officer after she graduated from Texas Christian University in 2002. She deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


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