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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Winter 2014

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From the Editor— You’re probably familiar with Auld Lang Syne, the Scottish poem turned traditional song that is used to ring in the New Year in English-speaking countries around the world.  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

Promising Outcomes: "Be Active and MOVE!®" Pilot Achieves Early Successes At Multiple Facilities — Preliminary outcomes from the "Be Active and MOVE!®" (BAM) Clinical Video Telehealth (CVT) Pilot are promising, according to Megan Skidmore, NCP’s MOVE!® Physical Activity Program Coordinator, and a collaborator on the two-phase, multi-week program that was recently completed in selected VA facilities.  Read more... 

WINTER SHOWCASE ARTICLES

Local Initiative: VISN 8 Expands Reach of Patient Education: TEACH for Success (TEACH) with Recent Training —An independent TEACH training event, recently organized by VISN 8 for VISN staff, successfully met local training needs and expanded local TEACH Facilitator resources.  Read more... 

Bright Spots: CPRS Tools—Two HPDP field staff recently reported on their local successes using the Healthy Living Goal Setting and Tracking CPRS Tool with Veterans.   Read more... 

Survey Reveals Practical Value of NCP’s HealthPOWER! Newsletter— A recent survey of readers of NCP’s HealthPOWER! revealed that the newsletter is a valuable clinical and practical resource for VHA leaders, as well as a variety of clinical and non-clinical staff. Read more... 

What Veterans Should Know About Influenza (flu)—Flu season is here. Now is the time for Veterans to brush up on their flu knowledge so that they can protect themselves and their families. Read more... 

What They're Saying About—Read more...  

NEWS UPDATESRead more... 

STAFF UPDATESRead more... 

SUCCESS STORIES

Better Than Good: TLC Helps Veteran Michael Sleigher Make Little Changes to Lose a Lot of Weight—Read more... 

Defeating Limitations: Veteran T.J. Schaaf Discusses How MOVE!® Helped Him Find The Drive And Determination To Live A Healthier Life—Read more... 

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