Tag Archives: Navy Medicine

I Am Navy Medicine: Hospital Corpsman 1st Class LaToya Stephens

When I was younger I dreamed of being a Nurse. I grew up in Richmond, Virginia and graduated from John F. Kennedy School in 2004. As graduation approached I wasn’t sure what exactly I wanted to do as a nurse or in a hospital. I just knew that’s where I wanted to be, working hands on with patients. Toward the …

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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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Navy Medicine Education and Training addresses health and safety with a training change

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Matthew Clutter, Navy Medicine Operational Training Center Public Affairs June is men’s health month, providing Navy Medicine an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable disease and injury among men. Part of Navy Medicine’s campaign is communicating to patients that, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unintentional injury is among the top five causes …

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What’s a guy to eat?

By Cmdr. Paul Allen, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Happy Men’s Health Month! Let’s talk about something we all do…eat. Food is all around us. We pass fast food places on the way to work. We take our family out. Food is everywhere and it’s easy to get. This easiness may not be very beneficial to our health. …

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I am Navy Medicine: Tracy S. Hejmanowski, Ph.D.

By Tracy S. Hejmanowski, Ph.D., Naval Hospital Jacksonville Deployment Health Center I’ve long been invested in deploying personnel because of their strong sense of service and courage. As the program manager and deployment psychologist for Naval Hospital Jacksonville’s Deployment Health Center (DHC), I am privileged to work solely with pre- and post-deployers and their families. I have been very fortunate …

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