Tag Archives: heart health

Basic Life Support skills to keep the heart pumping

By Douglas H. Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Last February at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) – under the expert tutelage of Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Dominique Chesley – I successfully completed the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) (CPR and AED Program).     As an accredited Military Treatment Facility with qualified personnel, NHB is an American Heart …

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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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Take a Run – Distance makes the Heart Grow Stronger

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Don’t you just love it when an article from a reputable source validates what you’re doing and helps strengthen Navy Medicine’s February theme of ‘Heart Health?’ “Distance makes the heart grow stronger” Jenni Osborne, MPH, CHES, Health Educator assigned to Health Promotion and Wellness Department at Naval Hospital Bremerton shared an …

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Heart Health: For the Young at Heart and the Young

By Air Force Capt. Bryant Webber, chief of  preventive medicine, Joint Base San Antonio, and Cmdr. Connie Scott, MSC, DH, Navy Dietetics Health Promotion and Wellness specialty leader, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Think heart disease is something that won’t begin to affect you until later in life? Think again. Recent research has found that heart disease is …

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Shop for Foods that are Heart Healthy

Col. Lorraine Breen, MS, RD, LD, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Health Affairs You may already know that foods laden with fats, refined sugars, and sodium can increase your risk of heart disease. Still, identifying food items that are good for your cardiovascular health can be challenging. Foods that are rich in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids are …

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