Veteran's Health Library Menu

Health Encyclopedia

What’s New to the VHL…

The VA has tools to help you manage your stress. Listen to a meditation audio recording to help you relax. Or download an app to guide you through mindfulness exercises.Get started with your mindfulness practice today.


Hemochromatosis is a condition in which a person's body is overloaded with iron. The extra iron builds up in various organs and can cause health problems. This video discusses the possible causes of hemochromatosis, typical symptoms, and what treatments are available.

Suicide Prevention

A Veteran may not show any signs of wanting to self-harm before doing so. But there are some signs to look for. And certain conditions that can put a person at risk.

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a brain injury that changes the way your brain works. A TBI can happen when your brain gets jolted. The most common type of TBI for military people deployed in combat zones is a blast injury. Learn more about TBI here.

Get Screening Tests & Immunizations

Screening tests help look for signs of an illness. Immunizations help prevent certain diseases. Together, they protect health and well-being.

Copyright © The StayWell Company, LLC. except where otherwise noted.
Disclaimer - Opens 'Disclaimer' in Dialog Window | Help | About Veterans Health Library