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A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Innovation in Navy Medicine

  Innovation in Navy Medicine Our mission is to provide the best possible care that our nation can offer to the men and women who, like us, have sacrificed to defend our freedom. That’s a trust which we honor every day across Navy Medicine and a commitment we make to America’s families. One way we do that is through innovation, …

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Corpsmen Demonstrate Resiliency and Warrior Spirit during 2016 DoD Warrior Games

Editor’s note: Navy Medicine applauds the approximately 250 wounded warrior athletes that competed in the 2016 Warrior Games. Of the 38 seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors competing on behalf of Team Navy, seven were hospital corpsmen. Bravo Zulu to Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Shane Gilley and the following retired hospital corpsmen: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Luis Surla, Hospital Corpsman …

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Fuel for the Future: Nutrition Tips for Each Stage in a Man’s Life

By Lieutenant Michael Kantar, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Clinical Dietitian Diet and nutrition are key elements in a man’s health all throughout his life. Each stage in life has its own nutritional requirements needed to keep the body running in peak form. Proper nutrition and eating right at every age will help men sail through the decades feeling great. …

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USNHO Dietitian Keeps Sailors and Marines Ready for the Fight

By Joe Andes, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Public Affairs Officer When it comes to mission readiness, fitness is a key component. For Marines and Sailors in the fleet, eating right and staying fit are just as important as maintaining weapons and equipment. “Active-duty members are not only expected to maintain a higher level of health and fitness compared to …

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Navy Medicine Education and Training addresses health and safety with a training change

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Matthew Clutter, Navy Medicine Operational Training Center Public Affairs June is men’s health month, providing Navy Medicine an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable disease and injury among men. Part of Navy Medicine’s campaign is communicating to patients that, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unintentional injury is among the top five causes …

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