There are many ways for you to get involved in PTSD Awareness month, as well as learn more about the support available to you as a Veteran.Our activity calendar is a place where you’ll find specific ways to be involved each day, such as:Links to online self-help coursesFinding a local PTSD t…
FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth honored service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice Friday, May 28, with a Memorial Day program on the front lawn of the HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence.
Society Hill, S.C- On Friday, June 18, Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Assault will host its second Clays for a Cause clay-shoot competition at the Moree’s Sportsman’s Preserve at 1217 Moree Road in Society Hill.
To help promote public awareness around strokes in the United States and its prevention, the month of May is recognized as National Stroke Awareness Month. According to the American Stroke Association, each year, nearly 795,000 people in the U.S. suffer from a stroke. A stroke occurs in an i…
This past year has been filled with many tough, emotional questions that were left unanswered for months on end.
Geographically diverse population included across 33 sites in 25 U.S. statesA new CDC study adds to the growing body of real-world evidence (outside of a clinical trial setting) showing that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) protect health care perso…
"The first Armed Forces Day celebrated service unity, honored those in uniform, and reassured Americans that our military was ready for whatever challenges lay ahead."President Bill Clinton, May 22, 2000 Remarks on the 50th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day in Suitland, Maryland
Brooke Jackowski, 17, has dedicated the past 5 years to serving Veterans at the Erie VA Medical Center. Click here for the rest of this story and more stories about Veterans...
WASHINGTON – May is National Moving Month and many Veterans may find themselves moving to a new address as they take advantage of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expanded home loan program, which now includes additional benefits for eligible borrowers.
Young people are resilient. However, there are moments that we all face that can sometimes turn our world upside down. This was the case for Ben, who was faced with uncertain circumstances when his father was deployed to Iraq—a challenge many military families face. Thankfully, 4‑H offered B…
Significant increase in obstetrics and fertility care
On April 13, 2021, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center opened their new Myrtle Beach VA Outpatient Clinic located at 1800 Airpark Drive. The new 84,000 square foot clinic boasts 200 clinical treatment rooms and is a much-needed increase in size to provide the primary care, mental health a…
The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, conducts and supports scientific research to help more people live healthy, active lives as they grow older.
Gain critical skills and training for a career in the growing technology industry
Members of the Army Nurse Corps were in Vietnam as early as 1956 to train Vietnamese women in nursing skills. By 1963, larger numbers of Army Corps Nurses arrived in Vietnam. Over the years, these women worked long hours to aid the servicemembers killed and injured in war.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reaffirms its commitment to extend debt relief for Veterans through Sept. 30.
Scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to file fraudulent unemployment claims, often using someone else’s identity. Scammers may even use the identity of someone who is receiving or applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Managed by the U.S. Department of Labor, COBRA allows for healthcare benefits to temporarily continue for workers and families during times of transition, job loss, and more. The time period of this extended coverage varies and depends on the reason for the loss of healthcare coverage.
Are you considering enrolling in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)? In this article, you will learn about the differences between each program, how to check your eligibility on Benefits.gov, and how and where to apply.