Tag Archives: Navy Medicine

Men: Make Sexual Health a Priority

By Michael R. MacDonald, MS, Manager of Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP) and Dr. Mark Long, Public Health Educator, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center When we think of our health, we often think of heart health or injury prevention. But how often do you think of sexual health? Sexual health is a …

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Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer

By Gerald Hopple, safety manager, and Cmdr. Connie Scott, department head, Health Promotion and Wellness Department, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Summer is finally here. The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and the air is warmer. It’s time to head to the beach or the backyard for well-deserved relaxation with family and friends. Just remember to …

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In the Shadows of Revolt: Hungarian Relief, the U.S. Navy and Humanitarian Assistance during the Cold War Part I

By André B. Sobocinski, BUMED Historian  “I urge in the name of humanity and in the cause of peace that the Soviet Union take action to withdraw forces from Hungary immediately and to permit the Hungarian people to enjoy and exercise … human rights and fundamental freedoms.” ~President Dwight D. Eisenhower, November 1956 *** Fifty nine years ago, Lt. Betty …

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The Impact of Men’s Health on Operational Readiness

By Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Derek Petrin, command master chief, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center As a Master Chief Hospital Corpsman with almost a quarter century of Navy experience, a good chunk of which was spent working with operational Sailors and Marines, I’ve learned a thing or two about the importance of men’s health and more specifically, about the impact …

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Naval Medical Center San Diego Radiologists Scan Ancient Mammoth’s Skull Fragment

Because of Naval Medical Center San Diego’s technological capabilities San Diego Natural History Museum’s Paleo Services Department asked for help creating X-rays and CT scans of a 500,000-year-old mammoth skull fragment to learn more about the species. Official U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin W. Galvin, Naval Medical Center San Diego   

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