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NCOs in Iraq Hope to Reduce Suicides - 0 views

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    Suicide rates in the military are at a 10-year high. In 2008, the Marine Corps had 41 confirmed suicides and approximately 150 suicide attempts, according to the Manpower and Reserve Affairs website.

    Because of these skyrocketing statistics, every noncommissioned officer in the Marine Corps is receiving additional training in suicide prevention, in the form of a course called "Never Leave a Marine Behind."
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VA Simplifies Compensation for Post-traumatic Stress - 0 views

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    The Veterans Affairs Department is taking steps to help veterans seeking compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder, VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced today.
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Military docs: Better hospital may be crucial - 0 views

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    The U.S. military is rethinking its "golden hour" goal for critically injured troops, questioning whether it should spend a little longer evacuating patients to get them to a better hospital.
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51 U.S. soldiers in Iraq diagnosed with swine flu - USATODAY.com - 0 views

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    Fifty-one American troops in Iraq have been diagnosed with and treated for swine flu, while another 71 soldiers remain in isolation suspected of contracting the potentially deadly virus, the U.S. military said Sunday.
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Sailors Donate Caps for Young Patients - 0 views

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    MIAMI, Fla. - Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Miami Sailors visited Miami Children's Hospital to deliver smiles, words of encouragement and ball caps in support of the "Caps for Kids" program July 31.
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DoD to focus on health care access problems - Army News, news from Iraq, - Army Times - 0 views

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    Although defense health care does not fall within the purview of Tommy Thomas, deputy undersecretary of defense for military community and family policy, military families do.
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New Deputy Director Takes the Helm of TRICARE - 0 views

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    Bringing ideas and experience aplenty from the West Coast to the nation's capital, TRICARE's new deputy director can quickly and easily sum up TRICARE's importance to America's uniformed service members, retirees and their families.

    "When you join the military you're promised a comprehensive health care benefit," said Navy Rear Adm. Christine Hunter, the new deputy director of the TRICARE Management Activity. "We want to ensure it is available in all locations and over all the periods of life."
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Hospital Bremerton takes Safety Strides with TeamSTEPPS - 0 views

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    BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- A baby recently born eight weeks early at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) was delivered by staff members who implemented the new DoD patient safety strategy of TeamSTEPPS, a teamwork-based program designed to improve patient safety.
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Initiatives to Assist TBI, PTSD Sufferers - 0 views

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    The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is one of many parts of the Department of Defense (DoD) that is undertaking initiatives to promote the prevention, early identification and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and substance use disorders.
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Military Health System (MHS) Taps Into Social Networking Tools in Healthcare | Manage M... - 0 views

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    This article describes the military's healthcare outreach to its young (ages 18-24) demographic by using social networking tools such as FaceBook, MySpace, Twitter and YouTube.
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Fort Belvoir Program Rubs Injured Soldiers the Right Way - 0 views

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    Injured Veterans of Overseas Service Benefit From Massage, Facial Therapy
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From the Lab to the Battlefield - 0 views

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    The Army has documented that the survival rate in ongoing conflicts is over 90%, the highest recorded in modern combat. This survival rate is the product of numerous innovations such as improvements in protective equipment, improvements in evacuation, improvements in the training of combat medics, and innovations in the medical equipment and techniques available at all levels of care from self/buddy aid, through field care given by medics and into hospital care delivered in theater and in the U.S.
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