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Press Releases/Advisories - All-female Medical Evacuation Crew Makes History - 0 views

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    Four soldiers serving in Contingency Operating Base Adder, Iraq, with the New Hampshire National Guard earned a special distinction last week when they became their company's first all-female medical evacuation crew.
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DefenseLink News Article: Doctor Discusses Navy's Role in Detecting H1N1 - 0 views

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    The Navy played a key role last spring in the discovery of the H1N1 influenza's presence in the United States, according to a senior Navy medical
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DefenseLink News Article: Center Assesses Psychological Trauma Treatments - 0 views

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    Treatment for servicemembers suffering from psychological trauma really is a brave new world.

    Before the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there was little research on effective treatments and not much pressure to add to what existed, said Army Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Loree Sutton, director of the Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.

    Sutton, at a Warrior Resilience Conference here, said her office has been working with the services to develop treatment programs and is researching best medical practices. But the effort isn't a simple matter of an open checkbook; results count.
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Military heading home after relief missions to Indonesia, Philippines | Stars and Stripes - 0 views

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    Military health care workers saw 9,000 patients, returning from Indonesian relief effort
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Virtual Tech Makes Recovery a Reality at Walter Reed - 0 views

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    Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment, or CAREN, a new therapeutic technology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.
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Country United - 0 views

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    As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan continue, more and more of our service men and women are experiencing both physical and emotional wounds. The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine and the Tug McGraw Foundation know that the pace at which scientific advancements are made can be accelerated through increased civilian/military partnerships.

    With the support of co-chairs Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Country United is a two-day event comprised of the Partnership for Military Medicine Symposium and the Country United Gala taking place on November 6 & 7, 2009 in Washington, DC. The symposium will highlight discoveries in military medicine and foster collaborations among military and civilian partners to further advance research and clinical care. The Country United Gala will recognize the efforts of medical researchers, clinicians, and educators, as well as friends of military medicine.
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Some cancer rates higher in military - Military News, News From Iraq & Afghanistan - Mi... - 0 views

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    A new study shows that while active-duty service members have lower rates of cancer overall than civilians, they have higher rates of breast cancer and double the rates of prostate cancer.
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MHS - Warrior Care Webhall - 0 views

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    The Military Health System will host a Web town hall on Nov. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern time on www.health.mil as part of the ongoing dialog between senior military leaders and service members and their families about the Defense Department's medical care programs and services for its wounded, ill and injured troops.
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