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Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital


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VA TelelhealthVA Telehealth
The VA is leading the way in telehealth innovation to make sure Veterans can access care when and where they need it. VA Telehealth Services is transforming how Veterans access high-quality VA care.
Image of Great American Spit Out to encourage Veterans to quit using tobaccoGreat American Spit Out - Better Starts Today
Like most things in life, quitting tobacco products happens one day at time. Feb. 21 is the Great American Spit Out. We talked with a Hines Oncologist about the health risks associated with smokeless tobacco.
Hines VA staff teams up with Veteran Canteen Service to promote Whole HealthHines VA promotes Whole Health System
Hines VA is teaming up with Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) to promote the Whole Health approach to care. The program equips Veterans to take charge of their health and well-being to live life to the fullest.
Veterans can go online to take charge of their healthA few clicks online can improve your health
The premiere online platform for patient health at VA just got easier for Veterans to use. We sat down with the My healthevet (MHV) coordinator to discuss the benefits of signing up.
Image of Hines suicide prevention lead explaining the importance of reducing access to lethal means.Medication Takeback Day
Veterans, volunteers, community partners and hospital staff were on hand today to participate in a medication takeback day to help reduce lethal means and raise awareness for suicide prevention.
The Whole Health System includes lifestyle improvement classesHines VA uses innovative approach for care
Hines VA is using a comprehensive approach to health care for Veterans. The Whole Health System includes conventional treatment but also focuses on self-empowerment, self-healing, and self-care.
Hines VA health professionals are standing by to provide the flu shotHines VA prepares for flu season
The flu vaccine has arrived at Hines VA. Veterans are encouraged to get the shot to help fight off the virus. Eighty-thousand people died last year because of flu related illnesses, which is the highest in four decades.
Hines Veterans are all smiles as they discover the magic of MonarchsHines VA embraces the magic of Monarchs
Hines VA Veterans discover how butterflies can have a calming effect. Find out about the long journey Monarchs travel during migration and the magical power it's believed they have.
Hines VA observes 28 years of Americans with Disabilities ActHines celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act
Hines VA will mark the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with a ceremony Thursday, July 26th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Winter Garden between buildings 12 & 13.
Hines VA stands with Veterans who suffer from PTSDPTSD Awareness Month
Hines VA offers a number of resources to Veterans who suffer from PTSD. We recognize that each individual has different needs. Check out our homepage to see where you can get immediate assistance.

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