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The Importance of Mammography

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By Mona I. Sherlock, RT, (R)(M) A.R.R.T. and Cmdr. (Dr.) Joel McFarland Did you know that Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women? The American Cancer Society estimates that 232,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in 2014. Add that number to the approximately 62,000 […]

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Knowing the Risks: PTSD and Women in the Military


By Cmdr. Jean Fisak, NC, deputy director, Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control In the past decade, more active duty females than ever before have experienced combat and operational stress. In modern warfare, the lines between combatants and non-combatants have blurred. Traditional frontlines have all but disappeared in the face of urban warfare.  […]

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Looking at my Reflection: Mental Fitness of a Psychologist


By Lt. Cmdr. Nausheen Momen, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, USS George Washington Being the Psychologist on a Carrier is inspiring and intimidating. Though I was excited to have my first operational assignment, I was however apprehensive about the significance of my responsibilities. Soon after being on board the USS George Washington, I was relieved to realize that though […]

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A Fully Credentialed Mental Health Counselor


By Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Morgan Notel  Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Morgan Notel assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) passed her national certification exam and is now a fully credentialed Mental Health counselor. Along with sitting for her national exam, she had to successfully obtain a Master’s Degree and complete 3,000 clinical […]

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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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