Tag Archives: BUMED

Naval Hospital Jacksonville: Breastfeeding improves health of babies

By Julie Kellogg, M.D., Naval Hospital Jacksonville pediatrician Naval Hospital Jacksonville celebrates Aug. 1- 7 as well as showcases their World Health Organization/United Nations Children’s Fund Baby Friendly Certification. Breastfeeding benefits babies and moms and is considered by many to be a miracle food with advantages that cannot be duplicated. In multiple studies, breastfeeding has been shown to be the …

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Newsletter for Navy & Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the July 2012 issue of Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. Click here to view the newsletter online.

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Bring your dad to work day: Father of a U.S. Navy pharmacist supports humanitarian mission

Lt. Cmdr. Emily Zywicke is the Pharmacy Department head onboard the USNS Mercy Pacific Partnership 2012 mission. Pacific Partnership 2012 is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asia-Pacific region. The mission delivers humanitarian civil assistance and conduct environmental sustainability missions from USNS Mercy to the host nations of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.   Hello, …

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Water, the ultimate energy drink

By  Hospitalman Albert Neighbors, Naval Hospital Guam Would you like a boost of confidence, looks, athletic ability and sex appeal or even gain “Super powers” all by consuming a drink? Well, contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t happen.  However companies that produce energy drinks aim their advertisement campaigns at the above mentioned qualities.  They are selling a product, which contains …

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Sub Base New London’s NUMI training offers better international medical partnership

 Lt. j.g. Ari Doucette, physician assistant, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center At an intersection of international partnership and military medicine stands the Naval Undersea Medicine Institute (NUMI) in Groton, Conn., where Sailors are trained for submarine duty as Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDC), including some foreign nationals from half way around the world. Singapore is one of a …

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