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Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital


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ResourcesThe Future of Medicine is in Your Genes
Hines VA Hospital is enrolling Veterans into the Million Veteran Program, a national research program that studies how differences in genes, lifestyle and military experiences affect Veterans' health and illnesses.
ResourcesHines VA libraries: Get help navigating your VA an
You won't find the latest bestsellers lining these shelves, but Veterans and staff checking out Hines VA two libraries can find resources to answer their medical questions and round out their summer reading lists.
Support systemHigh Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer
May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month. Knowing your blood pressure is critical for you and your provider to help lower your risk against this silent killer. But what is it and why is it important?
Support systemBuilding a healthy life post-COVID life
You wore your mask, washed your hands and socially distanced. Now you're fully vaccinated and ready to hit the reset button. But before you head out safely this summer, consider checking inside for some self-care.
Support system“Get your masks!”
“Happy Nurses Day!” Tommy Howe says as he pushes a wheelchair loaded with 150 homemade face masks and carnations through Hines VA. Howe has donated more than 1,000 handcrafted masks to Hines VA Hospital staff.
Support systemWomen's Health Program Focus Group June 10th 2021
Hines VA Women’s Health Program is hosting a women Veteran’s only virtual focus group to hear from women Veterans on how the VA can create a more welcoming and safer environment and to prevent sexual harassment.
Support systemFrom Baghdad to Pandemic: A Hines Nurse’s Journey
From Baghdad to pandemic: A Hines nurse’s journey to treat his fellow Veterans- An Iraqi battlefield is not where most people decide what to do with the rest of their lives. Matt Mason is not most people.
Support systemHines Resumes Administration of Janssen Vaccines
We're starting to offer the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine again. We continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Support systemJourney to High Reliability
The concept of a High Reliability Organization (HRO) focuses on preventing harm in complex environments through strong processes and an organization-wide commitment to safety.
Support systemHines VA's COVID bubble-like helmet
It may look like something from a science fiction movie, but the spacesuit-like respiratory helmets at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital represent the cutting edge in COVID-19 treatment.

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