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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Defend Against Ebola

VADM Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General: Defend Against Ebola

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan Ebola is at the forefront of our conscience right now. I want to assure you Navy Medicine remains committed to providing safe, high quality care to our Sailors, Marines, their families and beneficiaries. Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our people. In the following video, I’m […]

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A Corpsman Family (Home) Delivery

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By Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Chad Belmont My wife Brittany and I had planed to welcome our new born at home with the assistance of a mid-wife, but when our baby decided to arrive earlier than anticipated, I knew what to do; don’t panic, stay focused and rely on my training. And so this past summer […]

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The Bizarre Loophole in the Navy’s No-Pregnancy Policy

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By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Historian Disclaimer. The names of nurses in this story have been changed to protect their identities.   October 12, 1962 – Hours into his first day as commanding officer of Naval Hospital Newport, Rhode Island, Capt. Edward Hogan learned he had a personnel problem, one for the ages.(2)  Nothing, other than […]

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Quick Dermatology Tips

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By Lt. Cmdr. Josephine Nguyen, MD, FAAD Department Head of Dermatology, Naval Hospital Bremerton From far reaches of the sea to extreme locales ashore, Sailors and Marines are constantly exposed to the elements on their wide-ranging jobs. From the sun and wind to salt-spray and sand, such conditions impact everyone and can cause unknown damage […]

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Pre-Service Trauma: A Case Study

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Lt. Ashley Clark, OSCAR Psychologist, 1st Marine Division Editors Note: Clark is currently serving as the first female OSCAR psychologist. Perhaps one of the greatest advantages in embedded psychology is the flexibility for creative treatment planning. Recently, a Marine PFC was referred to me by his battalion surgeon after he was observed shaking, crying, and likely […]

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