Tag Archives: BUMED

Before You Take a Bite

By Anthony Carotenuto, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Whether we’re the guest or the host, many of our summertime activities are going to center around eating.  During these busy get-togethers, we often drop our guard when it comes to basic food safety. One thing is for certain – the last thing we needed in the family photo album is …

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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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Navy Surgeon General Honors Hospital Corps’ 115th Birthday

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery  On behalf of Navy Medicine, I extend my sincere thanks and heartfelt appreciation to the men and women of the Hospital Corps, as you celebrate 115 years of service. Since the Hospital Corps’ founding on June 17, 1898, you have answered the …

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Technology Supports Sexual Assault Victims in Remote Locations

By Capt. Jan Manary, Medical Program manager for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations (SAFE), U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery The revised BUMED Instruction 6310.11 signed May 2, 2013 will establish the capability to conduct SAFE at shore and operational commands.  Understanding the access to medical forensic expertise is not uniformly available. Navy Medicine has partnered with the Department of …

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