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NMLC Supports MTF Cardiovascular Image Management Systems

By Julius L. Evans, NMLC Public Affairs Naval Medical Logistics Command personnel traveled to Naval Medical Center San Diego to facilitate vendor product demonstrations for a cardiology Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS) project Jan. 4-8, 2016. Picture Archive and Communication is an open system network of digital medical devices designed to enhance the effective acquisition, transmission, display and management …

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What does a Navy Hospital Corpsman know about the Heart?

By Lt. Louis Streb, RN, MSN, Instructor, Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program, Medical Education and Training Campus Editors Note: This story was originally posted February 16,2016 and was updated February 23,2016. Marines know when they’re sent to the front lines, a U.S. Navy corpsman will be right there with them.Hospital corpsmen, better known as ‘DOC,’ are Navy enlisted basic medical specialists under …

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From Civilian Postdoctoral Research Fellow to Navy Lieutenant

By Doris Ryan, Naval Medical Research Center It’s been almost a year since Chase Watters was wearing a maroon lab coat as a civilian postdoctoral research fellow at the Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio (NAMRU-SA), San Antonio, Texas. While there his research focused on using enzymatic debridement agents against multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus biofilms. “I am very thankful …

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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: The Zika Virus

 By Vice Adm. C. Forrest Faison III Shipmates, The Zika virus is topic that is front and center in the news lately and I want to assure you that Navy Medicine is fully-engaged on this issue, protecting you and your family. Zika is a viral infection spread by mosquitoes but there is also risk of sexual transmission. Active transmission of …

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How to achieve happiness this year

By Lt. Glorive Cabino, behavior health consultant, Naval Branch Health Clinic Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Hospital Pensacola Instead of just having a typical New Year’s resolution to lose a few pounds, why not try and achieve happiness, joy and good emotional health in 2016? The good news is that you don’t have to work alone to achieve these …

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