Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton’s Vertical Linear Accelerator

By: Dr. Richard D. Arnold, Naval Medical Research Unit-Dayton Scientific Director At Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, the Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) Dayton’s aeromedical directorate conducts aerospace-relevant basic and applied research in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. Principal areas of investigation include spatial disorientation, situational awareness, motion sickness, adaptation to unusual acceleration environments, […]

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Naval Hospital Jacksonville Hopes To Reverse Alarming Obesity Trend (Part 2 of 3)

By Tami Begasse, Naval Hospital  Jacksonville Public Affairs (Part one of three ran on Jan. 3. It addressed the fact that Obesity has surpassed smoking as the primary cause of premature death.) Healthy Eating.  A healthy eating plan provides the body needed nutrients. The best rule of thumb: the plan should include enough calories for good health, […]

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The Power of Acupuncture: Part 3 of 3

By Capt. Elwood W. Hopkins, Neurologist, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Wash. This blog is part three of a three part series. Part one was posted on Dec. 22 and part two posted on Dec. 29. Upon return to my neurology practice at Naval Hospital Bremerton, Wash. in December 2009 I immediately began treating several of my own patients […]

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Resolving Resolutions

By Paul Ross, managing editor, Navy Medicine Magazine, U.S. Navy Bureau of 
Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Every year when the big ball drops in Times Square our New Year’s 
resolutions litter the ground with the confetti and party hats from the
 night when we are all supposed to get a fresh start. No matter […]

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Naval Hospital Jacksonville Hopes To Reverse Alarming Obesity Trend (Part 1 of 3)

By Tami Begasse, Naval Hospital  Jacksonville Public Affairs “Obesity is a chronic, relapsing medical condition that eventually kills,” said Naval Hospital Jacksonville Public Health Director, Capt. Joe McQuade. Obesity is the leading cause of premature death in the United States – surpassing smoking.  Helping people understand the associated risks and the available resources to help […]

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