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It’s National Voter Registration Day

Posted by Lynne Switzer, staff writer for PVA on Sep 22, 2020 9:15:00 AM
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2020 Flu Shot

Posted by Dr. Stephen Yerkovich, PVA Chief of Medical Services on Sep 18, 2020 12:00:00 PM
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On Labor Day, Take a Close Look at Veteran Employment

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Pain Management

Posted by Dr. Stephen Yerkovich, PVA Chief of Medical Services on Sep 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM


Pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical care.
Acute pain is the presenting symptom in 80% of physician visits, and it is estimated that 11% of the adults in this country experience daily pain. A report issued by the Department of Veteran Affairs stated that chronic, non-malignant pain affects 34 million people in the United States.

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Celebrating the ADA’s 30th and Looking to the Future

Posted by Lynne Switzer, staff writer for PVA on Jul 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM

“Let the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down.” – President George H.W. Bush at the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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