Tag Archives: Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton

Living Healthy with Fruits and Veggies

By Lt. Cmdr. Amit Sood, clinical dietitian and department head of Nutrition Management, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Most people are aware that eating a variety of fruits and vegetables provides them with essential vitamins, minerals, fiber and other nutrients that aren’t found in other foods. In addition to supporting weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight, consuming the recommended number …

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Focus on Service Dogs

Lt. Christine Supervielle, Psy.D, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Service dogs for current and former military members suffering from PTSD and TBI have been in the news a lot recently. There are a multitude of feel-good stories about how a service member was helped by his or her service animal. While this can be a necessary tool for some, there also …

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Navy SeaPerch Challenge Showcased in Los Angeles

 By Lt. Eric Banker, perioperative nurse and command diversity officer, Naval Medical Center San Diego I was very excited to participate in the “2013 SeaPerch Challenge” at the USS Iowa (BB-61), retired naval vessel and now a museum, in San Pedro, Calif. I was lucky enough to help comprise a group of 20 hospital corpsmen and medical Naval Officers from …

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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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