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Parents can make small changes to reduce risk of childhood obesity

Parents can make small changes to reduce risk of childhood obesity

| September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Did you know that obesity now affects 1 in 6 children and adolescents in the U.S.?

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VA lists storm closures

VA lists storm closures

| September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The VA has released the following information. For the Hawaiian Islands, the following Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 12:

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Na Koa Regatta Health Matters Symposium inspires attendees

Na Koa Regatta Health Matters Symposium inspires attendees

| August 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Story and photos by Mr. Ramee Opperude Regional Health Command Pacific The U. S Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks, joined several veteran service organizations and the Association of the United States Army to host the Na Koa Regatta Health Matters Symposium Aug. 15. The event brought together panels of experts, wounded warriors and spouses, and dozens […]

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How does the TRICARE catastrophic cap work?

How does the TRICARE catastrophic cap work?

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

When it comes to staying healthy, some years are better than others. Perhaps you or your family faced a bumpy road this year. There may have been extensive medical tests or procedures, lengthy hospital stays, or weekly doctor visits.

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Beneficiaries should know how to choose or change their TRICARE provider

Beneficiaries should know how to choose or change their TRICARE provider

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re looking to change your primary care manager (PCM) or find a specialty care provider, you have options with TRICARE. With directories at your fingertips, you can take command of your health and your TRICARE benefit.  

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Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

| August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored breathing. But I thought it made me feel better emotionally — even though I felt worse physically.

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Senator Mazie Hirono visits Tripler AMC to present health care award

Senator Mazie Hirono visits Tripler AMC to present health care award

| August 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hawaii Senator Mazie Hirono visited Tripler Army Medical Center today to present an award to Tripler Nurse Case Manager, Lesley Yoshimori.

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Other health insurance pays before TRICARE

Other health insurance pays before TRICARE

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you have employer-sponsored health insurance? Any health insurance you have in addition to TRICARE is known by TRICARE as “other health insurance insurance,” such as Medicare or an employer-sponsored health insurance.

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Do you know how to protect your family from Lyme disease?

Do you know how to protect your family from Lyme disease?

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many, summer heat brings more outdoor play for the entire family. But being outside also increases your risk of getting a tick-borne disease. You can protect your loved ones and pets from the dangers of Lyme disease.

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3 ways protect your health through preventive care

3 ways protect your health through preventive care

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

August is Preventive Health Month — an ideal time to address your health. Preventive health helps you to identify and address health issues before they worsen. Practicing it protects you and your family from disease and illness.

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