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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Winter 2015

 

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Cozy Fire - Winter 2015

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From the Editor—Chinese New Year arrives on February 19, 2015—the "Year of the Ram" in Chinese astrology—and ushers in 2 weeks of celebrations in many Asian populations around the world..  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

On a Bike, On a Mission: Overcoming Devastating Injury with VA Care, Veteran Larry Karlin Moves from Tragedy to Advocacy— May 8th, 2012, was the day that Larry Karlin's life changed forever.  Read more... 

WINTER SHOWCASE ARTICLES

HealtheLiving Assessment Proves Effective for Patients and Providers at Bemidji CBOC—When R.N. Care Manager Deb Pierce first heard about the My HealtheVet HealtheLiving Assessment (HLA), she felt that it could help her communicate better with Veterans at the Bemidji (MN) Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) of the Fargo (ND) HCS.  Read more...

VA Butler (PA) Healthcare Promotes HPDP through Social Media—HPDP Program Manager Karen Dunn, M.S.N., R.N, discusses the value of using social media to promote prevention messages, services, and events at VA Butler (PA) Healthcare. Read more...

Health in Motion: Oklahoma MOVE!® Team Promotes Obesity Awareness—It's not often that a State Health Commissioner visits a MOVE!® Program class and walks the halls of a local VA clinic with Veterans. Read more...

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

NEWS UPDATESRead more... 

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SUCCESS STORY

Keeping A Promise: MOVE!® Helps Dorothy Latson Get Accountable and Lose Over 45 Pounds—Read more...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS