Health

Get Healthy Like A Man: Fitness Test Redemption – sort of.

  (Editor’s note: Throughout the month of June, Navy Medicine is celebrating Men’s Health Month by urging our male Sailors, Marines, civilians and family members to “Get Healthy Like a Man.” Paul Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery deputy public affairs officer, will be blogging about living healthy during the month.) By Paul Ross, deputy public affairs officer, …

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Stressing the Positive: Steps to Harness and Reduce Stress (Part 1 of 2)

By Lt. Jesse Locke, clinical psychologist, Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Stress and worry are not all bad! Yes, stress and worry actually have some benefits. Stress helps you feel energized and alert, and can motivate you to work harder and longer. Worry helps you stay focused on your problems long enough to allow you to come …

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Providing Medical Care for Pacific Partnership 2013

By Cmdr. Carolyn Currie, director, theater engagement, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As you can imagine, once we hit the pier in Samoa, we were off and running.  It was non-stop until we pulled away.  The days in Samoa were a mixture of hard work, discovery, relationship building and fun.  Half of the medical assets set out immediately …

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Get Healthy Like A Man: Overcoming Obstacles

(Editor’s note: Throughout the month of June, Navy Medicine is celebrating Men’s Health Month by urging our male Sailors, Marines, civilians and family members to “Get Healthy Like a Man.” Paul Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery deputy public affairs officer, will be blogging about living healthy during the month.) By Paul Ross, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine …

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Protein Power: To Build and Repair

By Carly Hill, registered dietitian, Naval Medical Center San Diego It seems every other day food manufactures are promoting a new buzzword to sell their products. “Organic,” “natural,” “gluten free,” “low-fat,” the list goes on and on. It appears protein is a hot topic. I admit, I promote including protein in meals and snacks to all my patients when nutrition …

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