Force health and safety

Have The Courage to Intervene for Suicide Prevention

By: Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  The Military Health System has an important role to play in educating the military community and the civilian communities where we live on how to recognize the signs of suicide risk, where to access care and treatment, and how to intervene.  I don’t …

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Seven Everyday Ways to Promote Suicide Prevention Awareness

Suicide Prevention in the Navy is an all hands evolution, all the time. While September is nationally recognized as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the effort to promote Lives Worth Living is ongoing. Here are seven actions that individuals, families, work centers or commands throughout Navy Medicine can take to prevent suicide at any time of year. Providers for more information about …

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Naval Medical Research Center News

By Naval Medical Research Center, Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the September 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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Immunizations Awareness Month: Naval Hospital Beaufort

By Lt. Cmdr Shawn Garcia, MD, MPH, Naval Hospital Beaufort With August being Immunizations Awareness Month, I thought it would be a good time to highlight the many achievements not only of modern medicine, but also of Navy Medicine and specifically Naval Hospital Beaufort in fighting infectious disease.  The U.S. military has long been a leader in the prevention of …

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Get Informed on Hurricane Preparedness

By U.S. Navy Live Blog Navy Live is the official blog of the United States Navy and is maintained by Department of the Navy, Office of Information (CHINFO). Hurricanes approach land at varying speeds. Why wait until it’s too late to prepare your hurricane kit. After a hurricane, local officials and relief workers will be on the scene, but they …

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