Tag: Military Health System

To drink, or not to drink – how do you decide?

To drink, or not to drink – how do you decide?

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Parties and special occasions usually involve games, music, and alcoholic beverages.

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Stopping bullying takes understanding, involvement

Stopping bullying takes understanding, involvement

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s physical or verbal, face-to-face or online, bullying can have lasting effects as children grow older.

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Brush, clean in between to build a healthy smile

Brush, clean in between to build a healthy smile

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and this year’s theme is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.”

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Awareness can help prevent a stroke

Awareness can help prevent a stroke

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the United States.

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Three ways help patients achieve their New Year’s resolutions

Three ways help patients achieve their New Year’s resolutions

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

It can be difficult to follow through on New Year’s resolutions. As a psychologist for the Defense Health Agency, I know it can be tough to watch patients set enthusiastic goals, only to get frustrated months later. Fortunately, providers can help.

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Health-related behaviors survey to help shape military health

Health-related behaviors survey to help shape military health

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since Oct. 22, 2018, RAND Corp. has been sending out invitations to mailboxes and military email for the 2018 Health-Related Behaviors Survey.

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MHS hopes to promote better understanding, treatment of traumatic brain injury

MHS hopes to promote better understanding, treatment of traumatic brain injury

| January 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traumatic brain injuries continue to be a top focus in the Defense Health Agency. According to the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, or DVBIC, more than 380,000 service members have been diagnosed with a TBI since 2000.

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Need health advice? Talk to a registered nurse anytime

Need health advice? Talk to a registered nurse anytime

| December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sometimes you need a quick answer to a health question, and it helps to have an expert to turn to.

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There is help for anyone caring for a service member

There is help for anyone caring for a service member

| November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s likely at some point in life one will hear a phrase like, “two heads are better than one” or “teamwork makes the dream work.” However, phrases like these all boil down to a simple four letter word, help.

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