Tag Archives: family medicine

Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin: From Residency to Operational Medicine

By Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, Senior Medical Officer, USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Palms sweating, heart beating fast, orders in hand, I stepped onto the brow of the mighty warship. “You must be the new SMO?” remarked the Officer of the Deck, rendering a crisp salute. Returning the salute I said, “Yes, my name is Lt. Cmdr. Andy Baldwin, and I’m the …

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Tele-pain Training Helps Providers Serve Patients Suffering from Chronic Pain

By Karen Muchowski, MD, FAAFP – Family Medicine Residency, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton & Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences As a Family Practitioner at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (NHCP), I divide my time between patient care and being a faculty member for the Family Medicine Residency program.  Here at the NHCP Family Medicine and Internal Medicine …

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Wellness Tips from Naval Hospital Jacksonville

By Jeanne Casey Naval Hospital Jacksonville, deputy Public Affairs Officer Everyone looks to their health care provider to help fix them when they’re sick or injured – but most people also want to do what they can to stay well – to feel good, stay actively engaged with life, prevent premature aging and (for service members) maintain medical readiness. At Naval …

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Immunizations Awareness Month: Naval Hospital Beaufort

By Lt. Cmdr Shawn Garcia, MD, MPH, Naval Hospital Beaufort With August being Immunizations Awareness Month, I thought it would be a good time to highlight the many achievements not only of modern medicine, but also of Navy Medicine and specifically Naval Hospital Beaufort in fighting infectious disease.  The U.S. military has long been a leader in the prevention of …

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Father’s Day has a healthier meaning

Next week we kick-off National Men’s Health Week. Today’s blog comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a teaser for next week.   National Men’s Health Week is celebrated each year the week leading up to and including Father’s Day, which is June 11-17, 2012. During this week, individuals, families, communities, and others work to heighten the awareness of …

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