WRNMMC Warrior Care Website
WRNMMC Achieving Excellence in Casualty Care. Within a framework of patient and family centered care, a dedicated team of health care professionals facilitates a speedy recovery of Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines to productive activities of daily living through cutting edge technology, evidence- based design, innovation, and partnerships with volunteer agencies.
MHS Wounded Warrior Care
Severely injured Service members often require prolonged treatment, time to heal, and rehabilitative care before a decision can be made on their medical ability to remain on active duty. The Military Health System (MHS) is meeting this challenge by improving our coordination of health care for Service members and Veterans with Veterans Affairs (VA).
Veterans Health Library
The Veterans Health Library has fact sheets, videos, guidebooks, interactive quizzes and much more.
Since 2013, the Veterans Health Library at www.veteranshealthlibrary.org has been offering Veterans, family members, and caregivers 24/7 access to comprehensive, Veteran-focused health information. The online Library is a one-stop source for health information to help Veterans stay healthy and well-informed.
There are over 1,500 health sheets; more than 150 videos; Go-to-Guides with audio, video and interactive quizzes; and Flipbooks that have been approved by VA experts, and include topics specific to Veterans, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), combat-related Traumatic Brain Injury, Agent Orange, and Cold Injury.
All health information is available in English and Spanish to Veterans, their family and the public, no matter where the Veteran receives care.
Today, the Veterans Health Library has a fresh, new look and feel that improves the users’ experience to make it more responsive to your needs. Come on in…browse around…and see for yourself. Stay Healthy!
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Countless veterans are currently suffering from life-threatening illnesses that are a result of exposure to asbestos, a material that was commonly used in hundreds of military applications, products, and ships because of its resistance to fire. Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive cancer with a generally unfavorable prognosis. Most patients have a life expectancy ranging from four to 18 months; however, there are many factors that influence your individual prognosis and there are ways for you to extend your life past your initial life expectancy. Understanding your mesothelioma prognosis and how you can improve it can help you make decisions about treatment. It can also help you cope, move forward and increase your quality of life.
Get FREE VA Mesothelioma Claims Assistance
If you’ve been diagnosed with , you’re entitled to benefits and compensation from the VA. This compensation can pay for your treatment and improve your quality of life. Our fee Veterans Guide from the Mesothelioma Group will help you navigate the VA claims process and get the benefits you deserve.
Information about the Latest Mesothelioma Treatments, Resources & the Asbestos Trust Fund
Veterans of the United States military are entitled to the thanks of the nation, and are often recognized for their service and courage. Unfortunately, many of these brave men and women spend their final days battling the enemy of mesothelioma. Of all patients diagnosed with mesothelioma, approximately thirty percent have served in the U.S. military. If you are a veteran diagnosed with mesothelioma, call us at 1-800-692-8608 for assistance. Our Veterans department can help you recover financial aid and benefits from the V.A. For mesothelioma patients and loved ones, the mesothelioma.net provides free resources, education, support, and hope.
Veterans Can Develop Mesothelioma as a Result of Asbestos Exposure During Their Military Service
Men and women from all four branches (Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines) of the United States military have defended our country for decades, both in times of war and in times of peace. Veterans put their lives on the line each and every day, both on the battlefront and at the many U.S. military bases located around the world. Of all the individuals in the United States that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer, the veteran population has been affected the most. While the Veterans Administration offers some guidance to afflicted personnel, it is clear that more must be done to support veterans with mesothelioma, including compensation for medical expenses, loss of income, and suffering. If you or a loved one needs assistance securing VA Benefits, it is often helpful to get help from someone familiar with the process. We encourage you to request more information, about filing an asbestos-related VA claim. The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance veterans section is a great resource for veterans and their families to receive all the information they need about the disease.
What Veterans Should Know About Sleep
Veterans may face unique sleep challenges due to the nature of their training and their time in the service, whether or not they saw combat. Transitioning from military life to civilian living comes with a host of challenges, and sleep problems are quite common in veterans of all ages.
PTSD and Sleep
Sleep problems are a common issue for people of all ages, but anyone diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder is more likely to experience difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Sleep disturbances and nightmares are common symptoms of PTSD, and these symptoms may even exacerbate other PTSD symptoms and make treatment more difficult.