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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Summer 2015

 

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From the Editor—Recently, I got sunburned—really, truly scorched—during an afternoon of bodysurfing at the beach, and despite a liberal application of sunscreen.  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

Re-Design Makes Veterans Health Library Easier for Veterans to Use—Changes to the Veterans Health Library (VHL) are helping Veterans and VHA clinical staff get the health information they need more quickly and more easily, according to Becky Hartt Minor, a health educator at NCP.  Read more... 

SUMMER SHOWCASE ARTICLES

June "Prevent Falls" Infographic 

HBC at Lebanon VAMC Lauds NCP’s Manage Stress Workbook“A wonderful resource.”  Read more...

VISN 16 MOVE! Coordinators 

Recent Survey Reveals Value and Impact of HealtheLiving Assessment—A little over a year after its launch, more than 32,000 Veterans have tried NCP’s HealtheLiving Assessment (HLA). Read more...

McGuire VA Medical Center Offers MOVE!® to Rural Veterans—A small rural community’s municipal building in Central Virginia might be the last place you would think Veterans are receiving health care. Read more...

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

NEWS UPDATESRead more... 

STAFF UPDATESRead more... 

MOVE! SUCCESS STORY

A MOVE!-ing Experience: Veteran Bill Creager Discusses How MOVE!® Helped Him Lose 50 Pounds—Read more...

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