Tag Archives: U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery

Get heart-healthy for American Heart Month

By Capt. Joseph McQuade, M.D., director for Public Health, Naval Hospital Jacksonville What are you doing to get heart-healthy? Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, claiming a life every minute—and February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three deaths is from heart disease and …

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Navy Surgeon General Video Message: Navy Medicine Priorities

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Folks, I have talked a lot about priorities over the last several months and have shared with you what I believe is a course charted for the success of Navy Medicine in the future.  As we move into the New Year, my goal …

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