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Clinical Psychologist and Health Behavior Coordinator, Dr. Candis Cornell discusses tobacco cessation strategies with U.S. Air Force Veteran Johnie Chattman in preparation for their next tobacco cessation session with Veterans participating in the Tobacco Free program at Bay Pines.Knowing the Enemy Behind the Lines
Many Veterans are making the choice to become tobacco free. The physical stress from withdrawal and alteration of daily habits can make it challenging. The good news is that Veterans do not have to do it alone.
Clinical Pharmacist Dr. Amanda Atherton discusses Hepatitis C treatment methods with Navy Veteran Dennis Demille.Hepatitis C Screening Initiative Helps Save Lives
Proactive coordinated care helps to identify Veterans born between 1945 and 1965 who may be at risk of Hepatitis C. Once identified, dedicated staff reach out to the Veteran and offer Hepatitis C screening.
Dr. Shinelle Green, Clinical Pharmacist, provides instruction to VA Police Officer Charles McCuller on how to use Naloxone nasal spray -  an opioid antagonist which displaces the opioid from receptors in the brain and can be used to reverse an opiate overdose, possibly saving a life.VA Police Equipped with New Lifesaving Tool
VA Police Officers at the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System now have a new tool to potentially save the lives of those who overdose on opioid medications - one of the many ways VA is working to combat the opioid epidemic.
U.S. Army Gulf War Veteran Karen Jones works at her desk during a busy day in the Patient Education Resource Center.“Bay Pines helped me regain my life."
U.S. Army Veteran Karen Jones was homeless, struggling with medical and mental health issues, and needed help. With support from Bay Pines, she recovered, flourished, and became a full time employee with VA.
U.S. Army Gulf War Veteran Karen Jones works at her desk during a busy day in the Patient Education Resource CenterBay Pines Helps Veteran Regain Life
“It seemed like the worst possible thing that could happen to me at the time. I moved across the country from Nevada with my partner. Things went terribly wrong and I found myself living in the back seat of my car.”
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran, D.K. Adams and his service dog, Ace.Veteran Pursues Passion with Help from VA
After 33 eye surgeries, including a partial corneal transplant, Coast Guard Veteran D.K. Adams continues the fight to save the remaining five percent vision in his right eye while pursuing his dream as an author.
U.S. Army Veteran Jim Altman receives lung cancer screening facilitated by CT Technologist, Miguel Santiago at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center.LDCT Screening Enhances Cancer Care at Bay Pines
Improving access to services, like lung cancer screening and oncology care, is one of the ways in which the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is enhancing positive health outcomes for Veterans.
Photo of Heather Brauer, Acting Chief, Engineering Service.Modernizing Facilities and Services for Veterans
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) is taking active steps to modernize and improve its facilities, programs, and services for the more than 108,000 Veterans who seek care from the organization.
Patient Ambassador Volunteers and employees involved in the Bay Pines VAHC’s Ready, Informed, Dedicated Employees (RIDE) program pose for a photo on November 29 during a Patient Ambassador Day event at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center.Patient Ambassadors Enhance Veteran Experience
We are working to enhance the Veteran experience through a new initiative called Patient Ambassadors. The initiative is a volunteer-led activity concentrated on improving service through patient greeting and navigation.
A graphic showing the atomic structure of Cotinine.Researcher Awarded Patent for PTSD Treatment
Dr. Valentina Echeverria-Moran, an internationally recognized neuroscientist at Bay Pines VAHCS was recently awarded a patent for the therapeutic use of Cotinine in the treatment of PTSD.

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