Veteran's Health Library Menu

Health Encyclopedia

What's New to the VHL

Catching cancer cell changes early is an important part of staying healthy as a woman. Regular screenings are the best way to prevent or find cervical cancer.

  • Suicide Prevention

    Everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention. It’s up to all of us to change the way we think about suicide. These tragedies ARE preventable. One of the most effective ways to do that is to educate colleagues, friends, and family about the warning signs of suicide.

    Click here to learn more

  • Flu Shots for Adults Ages 50 and Older

    The flu (influenza) is caused by a virus that is easily spread. It can be a lot more serious than you think, especially for adults ages 50 and older.

    Read more

  • Getting a Flu Vaccine

    The flu (influenza) is caused by a virus that is easily spread. A flu vaccine is your best chance to avoid the flu.

    Read more

MULTIMEDIA

Seizures happen when the brain has a burst of abnormal electrical signals for a short period of time. This video explains why they occur and what treatments are available.

MENTAL HEALTH LIBRARY
Substance Abuse

Substance abuse can cause serious health issues, and problems with money and the law. It can also harm relationships with family and friends.

LIVING WITH...
Insomnia

Insomnia is when you have a hard time falling or staying asleep, or you wake up too early. Insomnia can be an chronic problem for some people. Learn more about insomnia and what you can do to get that much needed sleep.

LIVING WELL
Limit Alcohol

Drinking too much alcohol can harm your health. It can cause trouble at home and work. And it can affect your relationships. Learn the signs of alcohol abuse and how to get help.

Copyright © The StayWell Company, LLC. except where otherwise noted.
Disclaimer - Opens 'Disclaimer' in Dialog Window | Help | About Veterans Health Library