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Getting a good night’s sleep can be more difficult for some people than others. Fortunately, the sleep center at SLVHCS is available to help Veterans sleep more restfully and live life with more energy.
With temperatures over 90 degrees, over 100 people came to this year’s Independence Day event to see 88-year-old Air Force Veteran and New Orleans native Emelda Mitchell raise the American, POW-MIA and Louisiana flags.
On the front of the VA New Orleans Medical Center is a phrase honoring service and sacrifice. It's said freedom is not free, but these words make the cost palpable. “The Price of Freedom Can Be Seen Within These Walls.”
Jamie Smith recently became the 1st woman to command VFW Post 3337 in La Place. This Independence Day, Smith will lead the Pledge of Allegiance during the annual Salute to the Flag ceremony at the VAMC in New Orleans.
The women’s health clinic at SLVHCS continues to expand the services it offers to women Vets. Dr. Kara Brown, a psychiatrist specializing in women’s mental health, is now treating Veterans in the women’s health clinic.
With 24 floats, more than 60 marching groups and thousands of participants, NOLA Pride Parade is the largest LGBT parade on America’s Gulf Coast. The parade theme for 2019 was “celebrate diversity,” and SLVHCS was ready.
Scientists at SLVHCS and Tulane University have announced a breakthrough in research that could lead to safer treatment of pain. They've developed a new drug with less risk of addiction and overdose compared to opioids.
“In the Infantry, machine guns, rifles, hand grenades, all those noises blew my hearing away. Helicopters, artillery – everything happening at once. When I came home from Vietnam, they didn’t know how to fix that stuff.”
VA MISSION Act will offer an urgent care benefit that provides eligible Veterans with greater choice and access to timely, high-quality care. With urgent care, Veterans have a new option for care for the treatment of...