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Graphic showing research participant hooked into the BrainGate2 system.Paralyzed Veteran Regains Use of Arm
Thanks to Kochevar’s participation in BrainGate2, the Cleveland Veteran can use his right arm to make meaningful movements like scratching his nose, drinking coffee, and even feeding himself mashed potatoes.
Dr. Robert A. Bonomo, head of the Case VA CARES Research CenterCleveland Takes New Steps to Tackle "Superbugs"
A new entity, Case VA CARES, will combine firepower from both Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Cleveland VA to battle against antibiotic resistance.
Technology Empowering Disabled VeteransEnhanced Technology Empowers Veterans
Rehab Program Managers at the Cleveland VA Medical Center teamed up with Veterans Health Administration Innovation Program to enable disabled Veterans to perform everyday tasks independently with new technology.
Friends of Francona Sign at Progressive Field.Cleveland Indians World Series Run
Some say it’s a coincidence but here at the Cleveland VA Medical Center we know the truth, if you want to get to the World Series, your first stop is with us at the Cleveland VA.
Fox Trot 2016 LogoFox Trot to Benefit Cleveland VA
The Cleveland VA is grateful for the kindness of the Fox Trot participants and looks forward to improving the quality of life for our nation’s heroes through the generosity of race participants and Fox 8.
Better Health AwardGold Star Awards for Cleveland VA Primary Care
All Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System primary care clinics received a Better Health Partnership Gold Star award for outstanding achievement in key measures during the 2015 report to the community.
Dr. Marasco2016 PECASE AWARD
Dr. Paul Marasco, a Principle Investigator Cleveland VA Researcher will receive the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers during a White House ceremony this spring.
Dr. Robert A. Bonomo2016 International Excellence Award
Cleveland VA Chief of Medical Service first non-European to receive the 2016 International Excellence Award from the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease.
Cleveland ResearcherVA Research Impacts Infectious Disease Control
Researchers at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center (VAMC) are changing the way hospitals around the country prevent infectious diseases. They are impacting and improving conditions for our Veterans.
Cleveland VAMC leadership celebrates North Coast 99 Top Workplace DesignationCleveland VAMC Best Workplace
Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC received the prestigious NorthCoast 99 designation as one of Northeast Ohio's Top 99 places to work. NorthCoast 99 is an annual recognition program that honors top talent in northeast Ohio.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systemís Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless personís tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.

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