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Linking Research with Military Women’s Health and Wellbeing

By Capt. Jaqueline D. Rychnovsky, NC, USN, commanding officer, Naval Medical Research Center SILVER SPRING, Md. – The number of women in the military has steadily increased over the years, and in January of this year, Congress mandated that military women be afforded the same opportunities for combat assignment as men. As a result, women could be serving in some …

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Pacific Partnership 2013 Occupational Health and Safety Engagement in Ebeye

By Lt. J.G. Kristen Ayala, Industrial Hygiene Officer and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dylan Rich, Preventive Medicine Technician The tiny island of Ebeye has one of the highest population densities in the world; as a correlation, there is also a very high incident rate of tuberculosis (TB). We arrived on the Island of Ebeye in the Republic of the Marshall …

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