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Staff with the PRIME Center shared information about pain research studies.Celebrating VA Research
VA Research Week celebrated 94 years of VA research. “The Science of Hope” highlighted VA's history of outstanding research accomplishments that improved veterans’ lives and advanced America’s medical knowledge.
VA2K Walk and Roll is May 15 at noonJoin us for the 9th annual VA2K
Join us for the VA2K walk and roll on Wednesday, May 15 at noon at both campuses. The walk encourages you to live an active lifestyles while also accepting voluntary donations for homeless veterans.
Drs. Ismene Petrakis and Sandra Springer are co-principal investigators for the $40 million study.$40m awarded to study opioid addiction treatment
VA Connecticut researchers are leading a $40 million study that will compare two forms of buprenorphine to treat opioid disorder. The opioid epidemic is a public health crisis impacting veterans and civilians.
Veterans Day Poster contest deadline is April 1, 2019.2019 Veterans Day Poster Contest
Calling all artists! The 2019 National Veterans Day Poster Contest is underway. Each year the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a commemorative poster. "Service" is this year's theme. Deadline is April 1.
Local entries will be accepted through Feb. 28.Calling all artists
We're accepting entries in dance, art, poetry, music and creative writing for the National VA Creative Arts Festival. Active inpatients, outpatients and state Veterans Home residents must enter work at the local VA.
Help prevent veteran suicideHelp prevent veteran suicide
VA empowers communities to take action to support our nation’s Veterans. Each community across the country plays a role in supporting Veterans, but as an individual you may not know what to do or where to start.
It's not too late to get a flu shotNot too late to get a flu shot
Vaccination is the surest way to protect against getting the flu. Get your flu shot every year to protect yourself and help keep the flu from spreading to others. Ask for the vaccine at your next appointment.
Whether you're ready to start or expand your family or interested in preventing pregnancy, VA offers a full range of services to support your reproductive goals. Talk to your provider.Women's Health: Maternity Care
Whether you're ready to start or expand your family or interested in preventing pregnancy, VA offers a full range of services to support your reproductive goals. Talk to your provider.
Camp Lejeune: Veteran or Family Member?Camp Lejeune: Veteran or Family Member?
From the 1950s through the 1980s, people living or working at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune were potentially exposed to drinking water contaminated with industrial solvents, benzene, and other chemicals.
Great American Smokout is Nov. 15 - Better Starts Today"Better Starts Today"
The Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15. If you’ve thought about quitting smoking but haven’t picked a date yet, or if you’ve tried before and are ready to commit, now’s the time to start living a better life!

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