NEWS

Many Views with One Vision

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Naval Hospital Bremerton’s (NHB) Radiology Department was acknowledged for the many contributions of radiology technicians during National Radiologic Technology Week which commenced this week. The week brought attention to the important role of medical imaging and radiation therapy that the 49 radiology staff professionals – five officers, 24 enlisted, 16 civilians and …

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NMRC Wound Infections Department Explores Therapeutic Bacteriophage Against Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Wound Infections

Story courtesy of Naval Medical Research Center Public Affairs SILVER SPRING, Md., — The Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Wound Infections Department is exploring the use of bacteriophage as a therapeutic against Multidrug Resistant (MDR) bacterial wound infections. The emergence of MDR skin and soft tissue infections has become a global problem for civilian and military populations alike, and in …

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NSMRL Military Hearing Preservation Training Kit Transitioning Soon

GROTON, Conn., – After a visit by the Hearing Center of Excellence (HCE) to the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in April, the transition process is ramping up for the Military Hearing Preservation (MHP) Training Kit. During the visit, initial discussions were held as to a path that will bring the MHP Training Kit out of the developmental phase …

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Hospital Corpsman Detailers Enhance Career Opportunities with Naval Hospital Bremerton Sailors

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Evans Coyle-Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Hospital Corpsman detailers from Navy Personnel Command in Millington, Tenn., visited Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) on Aug. 11 and 12 to share information and insight on a variety on career goals. The face-to-face meetings between the detailers and Sailors included an extensive symposium held in the hospital’s …

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Combating Chikungunya: Mosquitoes in the Crosshairs

By Lt. Hanayo Arimoto, Lt. Jen Wright and Cmdr. Peter Obenauer, Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE), Jacksonville, Florida JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — As summer approaches, mosquitoes become a nuisance and the diseases they carry threaten public health. This summer a new disease threat is on the horizon, especially to those in the southeastern United States. Chikungunya (CHIK) may sound like …

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