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Defense Officials Testify on Military Health System Reform

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Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 20 Jun 2018

Costs of hearing-related health claims on the rise in Canadian military

The cost of health claims related to hearing loss among members of Canada's military is rising, due in part to the reluctance of members to wear protective equipment and because the most suitable devices aren't always provided. Explosions, gunfire, engine ...

Published: 19 Jun 2018

WHO declassifies being transgender as a mental illness, undermines Trump’s trans military ban

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made an historic change ... the Trump administration’s purported rationale for banning transgender people from military service. In a new revision to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11 ...

Source: ThinkProgress
Published: 20 Jun 2018

Here’s why some military retirees could see major hikes in Tricare fees

“Our concern is that in the course of a year this would be the second major Tricare hike for retirees under age 65,” said Kathy Beasley, a retired Navy captain who is director of government relations for health care for The Military Officers ...

Source: Military Times
Published: 13 Jun 2018

Military offered free rides & healthcare services in Harrisburg

Shawnee Mass Transit District will be partnering with Rides Mass Transit to pick up residents from Cairo and Alexander County to Harrisburg. From June 18 - June 27, members of the military will be offering medical, dental, and optometry services at no cost.

Source: KFVS12
Published: 18 Jun 2018

Veterans Affairs & Military Medicine Outlook 2018 Spring Edition

If so, Outlook reaches leaders and practitioners in the largest integrated health care systems in the United States, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Military Health System. Call +1 (813) 675-3822 to feature your organization in the upcoming ...

Source: Virtual-Strategy
Published: 18 Jun 2018

Training for military medicine

... A&M joining the team of military and civilian partners in medical education who share a commitment to improving military health,” True said. Nearly a year ago, A&M and the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center (CRDAMC) have established a partnership ...

Source: The Battalion
Published: 12 Jun 2018

Doctors advised to look for links between illness, military service

The study’s authors said health providers often fell short because of unfamiliarity with military culture, a lack of knowledge concerning military-related injuries, a lack of screening for health problems common to veterans, or other deficiencies.

Source: Newsday
Published: 17 Jun 2018

Omega-3s and cognitive health: From memory and moms and babies, and from mood to the military

From memory and cognitive function, to mood and a potential in people with PTSD, there’s lots of research going on for omega-3s and brain health, but what does the science currently say? Depending on the specifics of this question, the science says many ...

Source: NutraIngredients-USA
Published: 19 Jun 2018

Veterans Affairs to hold southern Illinois town hall on health care plans

HARRISBURG — The Department of Veterans Affairs has scheduled a town hall in southern Illinois to discuss the agency's health care system. Spokesman Kevin Harris says Wednesday's town hall in Harrisburg is designed to solicit feedback from veterans ...

Source: The Pantagraph
Published: 19 Jun 2018

Florida health agency collecting data on Patrick Air Force Base cancers

The Florida Department of Health is gathering data from current and former residents ... report this March on the levels of water contamination at current and former military installations, including Patrick. Since then, the number of current and former ...

Source: Military Times
Published: 14 Jun 2018

June is Men's Health Awareness Month

Do you know what the top health risks are for men? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of death among men in the U.S. include heart disease, stroke, cancer and respiratory diseases. How can you reduce men’s ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 15 Jun 2018

US Military Report Warns Of Terrifying New Bioterrorism Threat

Thanks to the burgeoning field of CRISPR gene editing, this has never been easier or cheaper. In May 2018, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security posed a hypothetical scenario of just this. They attempted to speculate how the world would deal with an ...

Source: IFLScience
Published: 20 Jun 2018

Despite PTSD, former military nurse forges new path with U of T degree in health informatics

“At the very start of my program, completing it seemed impossible to me," says Andrew Lo. He graduates on June 21 (photo courtesy of Andrew Lo) After 18 years of service as a military nurse, Andrew Lo suddenly found himself faced with adjusting to ...

Source: University of Toronto
Published: 15 Jun 2018

Winning the war against opioids: A military family's personal struggle

As public health and law enforcement officials get to work in their ... the second-highest position in the entire military. He even advised the crew during the filming of "Top Gun" in 1986 when he was an instructor at Miramar. He retired almost three ...

Source: The Washington Examiner
Published: 10 Jun 2018

Years of research (and the Australian military) helped MSR build a better tent

After two years of research, we started using an Australian military test featuring accelerated hydrolysis ... s also helping with disaster relief and working to improve global health. Currently, there are six technologies on the company’s blog which ...

Published: 09 Jun 2018

VA Medical Center Women’s Health Clinic showers gifts on new mothers

Showers of Joy was the theme for the Washington DC VA Medical Center Women’s Health Clinic Baby Shower in Washington, DC, May 19. The event was held to show appreciation to women veterans and celebrate the anticipation of their new arrival. The baby ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 15 Jun 2018

Awareness day shines light on safety, health

As the “101 Days of Summer” and National Safety Month come together, two Redstone Arsenal organizations focused on the health and safety of their employees. The Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command and the Missile Defense ...

Source: The Redstone Rocket
Published: 21 Jun 2018

The week's best quotes: On mental health, trade unease, drug enforcement, TIF districts and military affairs

“(The people) went to the community, and the money didn’t follow.” – Tom Adams, former executive director for Nebraska’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, on a shortage of beds and providers that has exacerbated the state’s ...

Source: Lincoln Journal Star
Published: 12 Jun 2018

Armenian soldier injured by Azerbaijani shooting taken to Yerevan with critical but stable health condition

Armenian soldier injured by Azerbaijani shooting has been taken to Yerevan with critical but stable health condition ... 23:30, in one of the military units located in the northern direction of the Defense Army. The soldier was transported to the military ...

Source: Armenpress
Published: 09 Jun 2018

Military members offer free health care to Eastern Kentuckians

(WYMT) - Service members from several branches of the Military are in Eastern Kentucky offering free health care to those in need in various counties. Operation Bob-Cat has set up four clinics in Lee, Owsley, Estill and Breathitt Counties. Health ...

Source: WYMT
Published: 15 Jun 2018

VA Mission Act Gives Military Veterans More Health Care Options

Something quietly occurred this week at the white house that will have an incredible impact on our aging population of military veterans. The new health care VA mission act signed by President Trump this week allows veterans to receive care from private ...

Source: WLTZ
Published: 09 Jun 2018

Public Employers: Hospitals, military base help drive economic development

This includes 4,766 active-duty military and 49 reservists ... Small businesses are the backbone of our community, but you need that main structure. You need health care, education and security.” In Thomas County, the Thomas County School System is ...

Source: The Tifton Gazette
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Military charity set to shut down amid health concerns and falling donations

A MILITARY charity boss who suffered a heart attack has announced her foundation will close amid falling donations and health concerns.

Source: MSN
Published: 13 Jun 2018

Invicta Foundation set to shut down amid health concerns and falling donations

A MILITARY charity boss who suffered a heart attack has announced her foundation will close amid falling donations and health concerns. Cheryl Hall and Stephen Robertson set up the Invicta Foundation in 2010 in a bid to help veterans injured during active ...

Source: The Gazette
Published: 13 Jun 2018

Appreciation Fair held for Veterans and Military

Being a veteran myself I still appreciate everybody that's here. My whole family's been military I've been military just want to say thank you for your service and we're here to help you and so are all these vendors that are here," said Jeremy Lemro ...

Source: KIVI-TV
Published: 17 Jun 2018

One man's mission to help veterans and military families

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) --One man made it his mission to help military families and veterans this Father's Day. Richard Kaiser is living his dream. His musically career isn't a hobby; it's a profession. "I heard Chad Atkinson. I knew then I wanted to be a ...

Source: WHSV-TV
Published: 20 Jun 2018

New task force to help military, veterans, civilians battle dementia

An Alzheimer’s Association Military Task Force has been formed to improve services for local military personnel, veterans and government civilians who may be supporting a family member or personally struggle with dementia-related disorders. Based upon ...

Source: WHIO
Published: 08 Jun 2018

Job fair focused on veterans, active duty military members to be held Tuesday

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A job fair focused on helping veterans and active duty military members find their next job is happening Tuesday. The N.C. Works Career Center of Onslow County, The Division of Workforce Solutions and the American Legion Burton ...

Source: WITN
Published: 12 Jun 2018

Director of U.S. military research visits infectious disease, energy, computer vision labs

Steven Walker’s public presentation on DARPA, May 31, 2018. Steven Walker, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), toured several Colorado State University research spaces during a May 31 public visit to campus. Walker ...

Published: 20 Jun 2018