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Bring your dad to work day: Father of a U.S. Navy pharmacist supports humanitarian mission

Lt. Cmdr. Emily Zywicke is the Pharmacy Department head onboard the USNS Mercy Pacific Partnership 2012 mission. Pacific Partnership 2012 is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asia-Pacific region. The mission delivers humanitarian civil assistance and conduct environmental sustainability missions from USNS Mercy to the host nations of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.   Hello, …

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Water, the ultimate energy drink

By  Hospitalman Albert Neighbors, Naval Hospital Guam Would you like a boost of confidence, looks, athletic ability and sex appeal or even gain “Super powers” all by consuming a drink? Well, contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t happen.  However companies that produce energy drinks aim their advertisement campaigns at the above mentioned qualities.  They are selling a product, which contains …

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Sub Base New London’s NUMI training offers better international medical partnership

 Lt. j.g. Ari Doucette, physician assistant, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center At an intersection of international partnership and military medicine stands the Naval Undersea Medicine Institute (NUMI) in Groton, Conn., where Sailors are trained for submarine duty as Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDC), including some foreign nationals from half way around the world. Singapore is one of a …

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Saving lives: Navy hospital corpsmen

By Cpl. Isaac Lamberth, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing The Bastion Role 3 hospital is known in Helmand province for its superb medical care and the extraordinary talent of its medical staff. Completing a three-week tour at the hospital, two sailors from Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3 gained combat life-saving experience and were able to apply …

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Naval Medical Research Center News

By Naval Medical Research Center, Public Affairs  Navy Medicine is proud to present the July 2012 issue of Naval Medical Research and Development News. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work and research being done across Navy Medicine and around the world. Click here to view the newsletter online.

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