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Premier teaching hospital in the Pacific honors their 2018 ‘grads’

Premier teaching hospital in the Pacific honors their 2018 ‘grads’

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center honors the 2018 graduating class of health care professionals by hosting a Graduate Professional Health Education Commencement, June 15.

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Changes in marital status mean changes in TRICARE coverage

Changes in marital status mean changes in TRICARE coverage

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Did you get married or divorced recently? If so, you’ve experienced a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). With TRICARE, QLEs are certain life changes, like moving, getting married or divorced, becoming Medicare-eligible, and more. These changes may trigger a change in your TRICARE eligibility and options.

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Commissaries offer safety tips for handling fresh fruits, vegetables

Commissaries offer safety tips for handling fresh fruits, vegetables

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Commissary patrons are advised to wash off raw produce before “that apple a day” one day beckons a trip to the emergency room.

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5 tips help protect your skin from the sun

5 tips help protect your skin from the sun

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Summer is upon us and with so many sun-filled fun activities to look forward to, don’t let safety take a backseat. During times of extreme weather, your skin can be at risk of suffering the most damage. Skin protection, especially during the summer, is crucial to ensuring overall health.

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599th Trans. Bde. first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

599th Trans. Bde. first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

| June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the 599th Transportation Brigade became a lot more prepared as the unit’s first-aid team took training on the road from April 28-May 9.

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5 tips help improve men’s health

5 tips help improve men’s health

| June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

June is Men’s Health Month. This month-long observance is an opportunity for men to take command of their health.

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Female warriors need to optimize performance nutrition

Female warriors need to optimize performance nutrition

| June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

While Congress hashes out readiness in terms of equipment and dollars, the warfighter must understand what readiness means for them.

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TRICARE says to keep your DEERS information up to date

TRICARE says to keep your DEERS information up to date

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you or your family member expect to experience a Qualifying Life Event (QLE), including planning to move this summer? If so, you’ll need to update your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).

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Seek referrals or prior authorizations for specialty care with TRICARE

Seek referrals or prior authorizations for specialty care with TRICARE

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

At some point, you may need specialty care that your primary care manager (PCM) or general physician can’t provide. He or she may refer you to a specialty provider, like a cardiologist, dermatologist or obstetrician. Under some TRICARE programs, you may need a referral or prior authorization from your PCM to seek care from a specialty provider.

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TRICARE explains annual cost increases

TRICARE explains annual cost increases

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Population growth, aging, and price increases for medical goods and services drive many health care costs in the U.S. In any given year, these price increases are related to rising drug costs, using new medical technology, increasing provider rates or other factors.

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