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May 20, 2021  · NCP Highlights is an annual publication that summarizes the activities and accomplishments of the VHA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Read the latest versions of these publications. VHA Prevention Policies and Guidelines : For more information on these and other VHA publications, visit the VHA Forms, Publications

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Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm - National Center ...

(52 years ago) Jul 25, 2018  · Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more.

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Get Recommended Screening Tests and Immunizations for Men ...

(52 years ago) Jul 15, 2020  · The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) aims to help you stay healthy. The table below lists the preventive health services (screening tests, medications, health counseling, and vaccines) that VHA recommends.

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Hand Cleaning - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Aug 20, 2020  · This information from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is for veterans, their families, friends, visitors, volunteers, and employees. It describes when and how to clean hands with soap and water or, with alcohol-based hand sanitizers.

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Vaccination - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Vaccination. Vaccination is the surest way to protect against getting the flu. Get your flu shot every year to protect yourself and help keep the flu from spreading to others.

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Monthly Prevention Topics - National Center for Health ...

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Telephone Lifestyle Coaching (TLC) Program - National ...

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For Veterans and the Public - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) Apr 13, 2020  · For Veterans and the Public. This Web site provides healthcare resources for Veterans and the public. On the site, you will find information to use to stay healthy.

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Healthy Living - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

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Preventive Care During COVID-19 - National Center for ...

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Sleep Well - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Sleep difficulties are very common, can cause problems with daytime functioning and may contribute to many other medical conditions. There is help available for the two most common sleep issues - insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea.

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Screening for Lung Cancer - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) Screening for lung cancer is done to look for lung cancer before a person has symptoms of cancer (long-lasting cough, coughing up blood, unexpected weight loss, and so on). Screening with low dose CT (computed tomography) scans in older persons who have smoked cigarettes for many years can help to find lung cancer and has been shown to lead to a small reduction in the possibility of dying from lung cancer. Screening for lung cancer is recommended for persons ages 55 to 80 who have smoked one p…

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Limit Alcohol - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

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Be Involved in Your Health Care - National Center for ...

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(52 years ago) Pilot Details. Sites. 5 VISNs (4, 8, 15, 16, 21) 25 Facilities. One or multiple behaviors may be addressed. Documentation in CPRS. Consult completion. Coaching intervention notes

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Manage Stress - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) If you are having difficulty coping with the demands in your life, you are experiencing stress. Everyone has stress. While some challenge is healthy, too much stress creates problems in our lives. If you are overly stressed for too long, it can put your health at risk. If you have too much stress, your body will let you know in different ways, and you may: 1. Have difficulty concentrating 2. Feel worried and fearful 3. Feel “wound up”—sweaty palms, pounding heart, and tense muscles 4. Feel irritable toward others 5. F…

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Trichomoniasis - Women’s Health Guide - National Center ...

(52 years ago) Aug 15, 2018  · Trichomoniasis - Women’s Health Guide. Trichomoniasis is an infection caused by a tiny parasite. It affects both men and women. It is also known as "trich".

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Alcohol Use - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Jun 03, 2015  · Limit Alcohol: The approach to limiting alcohol used in TLC is based on the guidelines provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) in Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinician’s Guide (Updated 2005 Edition) and Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health; and the VA/DoD Evidence-Based Practice Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of …

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9 Healthy Living Messages - National Center for Health ...

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Taking Aspirin (for Men) - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) Sep 15, 2017  · Plaque is a sticky substance that sometimes builds up and blocks arteries that carry blood to the heart. This can cause heart disease, including angina ("AN-je'nah") and heart attacks.

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High Blood Pressure - National Center for Health Promotion ...

(52 years ago) Jul 25, 2018  · Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against your blood vessels. Why is high blood pressure dangerous? If blood pressure rises and stays high over time, it …

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Be Safe: Prevent Falls - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) These are actions you can take to protect yourself and those you love from harm and injury. Common safety issues are sexually transmitted infections, falls, motor vehicle crashes, violence and self-harm.

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VA Planning and Response - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) VA is working very hard to plan and prepare for a pandemic in order to reduce the impact of pandemic flu on VA and our communities.

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Brochures & Fact Sheets - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) Nov 24, 2020  · Brochures & Fact Sheets. These brochures and fact sheets provide information on seasonal flu, pandemic flu, hand hygiene and related topics. Materials are …

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Get Recommended Screening Tests and Immunizations ...

(52 years ago) Recommendations for preventive services depend on your age, sex, health status, and family history. Find out which screening tests and immunizations are recommended for you.

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NCP Staff - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Feb 02, 2021  · NCP Staff. Jane Kim, MD, MPH — Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine Sophia Califano, MD, MPH — Deputy Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Program Team. Michael G. Goldstein, MD — Associate Chief Consultant for Preventive Medicine ; Kathleen S. Pittman, RN, MPH — National Program Manager for HPDP Programs

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Screening for Vascular Disease - National Center for ...

(52 years ago) Feb 23, 2016  · What is the rationale for NOT routinely screening for peripheral arterial disease (PAD)? Asymptomatic PAD is common, and the screening test for PAD (doppler-recorded ankle-brachial index) is non-invasive and accurate.However, treatment of asymptomatic PAD, beyond standard cardiovascular risk assessment and treatment, does not improve major health outcomes.Smoking cessation and …

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WeightLoss - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Jun 03, 2015  · Weigh Regularly – Evidence shows that people who weigh themselves at least weekly are more successful at both losing weight and sustaining weight loss (Butryn et al., 2007; Wing et al., 2008).. Track Your Food – Food records promote self-awareness and accountability. Individuals who keep food records are more likely to be successful at weight loss and maintenance (Bartfield et al., 2011).

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April 2021 - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

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December 2017 - National Center for Health Promotion and ...

(52 years ago) Apr 25, 2019  · Breathe2Relax * App—learn deep breathing skills. Free of charge and available on the App Store. PTSD Coach Mobile App—free of charge and available on the App Store. The PTSD Coach App helps you learn about and cope with the symptoms related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that commonly occur following trauma.

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Chlamydia - Women’s Health Guide - National Center for ...

(52 years ago) Aug 15, 2018  · Chlamydia - Women’s Health Guide. Chlamydia is an infection caused by bacteria. It is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States.

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Get Recommended Screening Tests and Immunizations for ...

(52 years ago) Jul 15, 2020  · The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) aims to help you stay healthy. The table below lists the preventive health services (screening tests, medications, health counseling, and vaccines) that VHA recommends.

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Women’s Health Guide ...

(52 years ago) Sep 01, 2020  · Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Women’s Health Guide. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that are spread by sexual contact with someone who has an STD.

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Strive for a Healthy Weight - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) Strive for a healthy weight. If you need to lose weight, losing even a little will help. If you are of normal weight, maintain it. Staying in control of your weight helps you be healthy now and in the future.

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Taking Aspirin (for Women) - National Center for Health ...

(52 years ago) Sep 15, 2017  · Plaque is a sticky substance that sometimes builds up and blocks arteries in the neck. These arteries are supposed to take blood to the brain, but when an artery is blocked, a stroke can occur.

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Screening for Colorectal Cancer (Department of Veterans ...

(52 years ago) Over 100,000 people will find out they have colorectal cancer this year. It is the 3rd most common cancer in the US. Screening is a good way to reduce your chances of dying from colorectal cancer.

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