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This site is sponsored by the VHA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP) to help Veterans stay "well and well-informed."

For PatientsFor Patients

Health care resources for Veterans and the public are located on this page. You will find information for use to stay healthy. Links to other VA program offices and programs are also provided.

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For CliniciansFor Clinicians

Health care resources for clinicians and others in health care are located on this page. You will find information for use in your practice and corresponding information for Veterans and the public. Links to other VA program offices and programs are also provided.

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Newsletters and ReportsPublications

HealthPOWER! is an award winning, quarterly publication from the VHA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, highlighting health promotion and disease prevention activities in VA.

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 & Records Management website.

 

HealthPOWER! Prevention News Fall 2014 Feature Article:
Setting Goals, Surpassing Goals: Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Hospital (Bedford VAMC) Massachusetts MOVE!® Program Takes Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Increase Eligible Veterans

When MOVE!® Program Coordinator Joanne Maddock at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Hospital (Bedford VAMC) and her team set a goal of increasing the number of eligible Veterans in the MOVE!® program by 25%, they knew it would take a multi-faceted approach to achieve success. Read more...

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