Sailors

Adaptive Treatment for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Sailors and Marines

By Ms. Helen Metzger, Health and Wellness Department Head at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), and the Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) Department at Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) I became a true believer in wellness after joining the Health and Wellness Department at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and am now committed to increasing …

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It’s Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine!

By Lt. Robert Miller,  Environmental Health Officer, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center The flu, or influenza, is a viral respiratory illness. It is highly contagious and is usually spread by the coughs and sneezes of a person who is infected.  You can also get flu by touching a surface or object that has flu virus on it and …

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Adaptive Treatment for Wounded, Ill, and Injured Sailors and Marines

By Helen Metzger, Health and Wellness Department Head at Naval Medical Center San Diego, and Health Promotion and Wellness Department at Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center I became a true believer in wellness after joining the Health and Wellness Department at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and am now committed to increasing awareness of how to maximize …

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Honor Flight: WWII and Korean War Vets visit Capitol

By Lt. Norman Jacinto, Expeditionary Medical Facility Bethesda, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Recently Navy Reservists from Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) Bethesda, Detachment S, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center were “all hands on deck” welcoming to the National Capital Area, an Honor Flight of more than 200 World War II and the Korean War veterans from 127 hubs in 41 states. Much …

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Reflections of my Father

By Loretta L. Stein, MD I grew up inspired by my father’s genuine dedication and seemingly boundless energy for taking care of patients. I remember hearing him call his post- op patients from home at the end of the day to check on how they were feeling. I recall admiring the prominently displayed thank you cards and gifts from patients …

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