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TAMC Center for Nursing Science instills culture of inquiry

TAMC Center for Nursing Science instills culture of inquiry

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center is striving for its Center for Nursing Science and Clinical Inquiry, or CNSCI, to expand its culture of inquiry to all nursing staff.

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TAMC TIP:  February is National Children’s Dental Health Month   Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Even though tooth decay—or cavities—has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases among those 6 to 19 years old. Protect your children’s teeth by having them brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and drink fluoridated water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

TAMC TIP: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month Cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. Even though tooth decay—or cavities—has been on the decline for the past 30 years, it is still one of the most common chronic diseases among those 6 to 19 years old. Protect your children’s teeth by having them brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and drink fluoridated water. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also recommends your child visit a dentist by the time they are a year old.

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TAMC Tip: New Year, new me, tobacco free!

TAMC Tip: New Year, new me, tobacco free!

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Make 2018 the year you quit using tobacco for good and become a former tobacco user.

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Health survey shows uptick in patient satisfaction

Health survey shows uptick in patient satisfaction

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Results of the Joint Outpatient Experience Survey, or JOES, are in for 2017, and Soldiers, retirees and family members reported very high overall satisfaction, 93 percent, for their experience at medical treatment facilities (MTF), said Dr. Melissa Gliner.

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Beneficiaries should know about big TRICARE changes

Beneficiaries should know about big TRICARE changes

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

To confirm your primary care manager is in-network with the new region, visit your region’s provider directory.

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Increased cases of Mumps creates new concern

Increased cases of Mumps creates new concern

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the past year, the state of Hawaii has seen an increasing amount of cases involving mumps infection statewide.

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325th BSB provides a lifesaving gift

325th BSB provides a lifesaving gift

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Soldiers and spouses from the 325th Brigade Support Battalion, part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, located at Schofield Barracks, hosted their first unit blood drive with the Tripler Army Medical Center Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) during the 2017 holiday season.

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Physical therapy provider suggests to ‘get moving’

Physical therapy provider suggests to ‘get moving’

| January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Physical therapists work with patients in both clinical and deployed settings to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, including joint stiffness, over-use injuries, weakness, combat-related injuries and limited function. They help patients restore or maintain functional abilities, reduce pain and prevent injuries.

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Survey offers community a ‘voice’ in health promotion

Survey offers community a ‘voice’ in health promotion

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Survey takers can also scan the displayed QR code and complete the survey on their smart phones. All Army Hawaii community members are encouraged to participate.

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Dietitian gives helpful nutrition advice

Dietitian gives helpful nutrition advice

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A full Thanksgiving meal can be an upwards of 3,000 calories, which is almost equal to one pound of fat. But cultural celebrations are not the ideal time to track calories. This feat can be incredibly unrealistic, so how can we mitigate extra pounds during the holiday season?

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