Tag Archives: Naval Hospital Okinawa

Fuel for the Future: Nutrition Tips for Each Stage in a Man’s Life

By Lieutenant Michael Kantar, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Clinical Dietitian Diet and nutrition are key elements in a man’s health all throughout his life. Each stage in life has its own nutritional requirements needed to keep the body running in peak form. Proper nutrition and eating right at every age will help men sail through the decades feeling great. …

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USNHO Dietitian Keeps Sailors and Marines Ready for the Fight

By Joe Andes, U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa, Japan Public Affairs Officer When it comes to mission readiness, fitness is a key component. For Marines and Sailors in the fleet, eating right and staying fit are just as important as maintaining weapons and equipment. “Active-duty members are not only expected to maintain a higher level of health and fitness compared to …

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The Ballistic Missile of Behavioral Health Prevention

By Lt. John Knorek, prevention and outreach officer, Directorate for Mental Health Services at Naval Hospital Okinawa Why go ballistic with prevention? A proactive approach to universal prevention is our revolution’s secret weapon. We remix an old battle cry with ballistic power. Why, because prevention and ballistic missiles share three common traits and advantages; Long-range Coverage; Rapid Response and Significant …

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Caregiver Occupational Stress Control Part 2: Membership and Training

By Lt. Cmdr. Jason Duff, Psy. D, MSN, MS (Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner), U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Editor’s note: As part of September as Suicide Prevention Month, Navy Medicine is highlighting several blogs during this month on such topics as resilience, suicide prevention resources, reducing stigma, stress reduction tips, among others. This blog is part two of …

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Caregiver Occupational Stress Control: The Basics

Lt. Cmdr. Jason M. Duff, Psy. D, MSN, MS (Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner), U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa Greetings from Okinawa, Japan. I am here today to talk about an idea I am sure we can all get behind: shipmates looking out for shipmates. One way we look out for our shipmates here at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa (USNHO) …

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