Tag Archives: U.S. Pacific Command

Naval Hospital Guam’s Medical Laboratory: Highly Reliable Every Day

By Naval Hospital Guam Public Affairs Did you know that 70 percent of medical decisions are the result of lab work? Medical lab tests are important for many reasons, including early detection and diagnosis of diseases. They also help providers determine the best course of treatment based on an individual’s needs and genetic makeup. Ultimately, lab tests can help improve …

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Surgeon General’s Corner: Navy Medicine’s Role in Global Health Engagement

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery  Navy Medicine is truly a “Global force for good,” when it comes to its global health engagement initiatives. Whether we are providing medical care through one of our yearly humanitarian assistance efforts, partnering with local ministries of health and non-governmental organizations …

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