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Transitional Health Care Programs (TAMP)

CHCBP is a premium-based health care program providing medical coverage to a select group of former military beneficiaries. CHCBP is similar to, but not part of, TRICARE. The CHCBP program extends health care coverage to the following individuals when they ...

Source: military
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Military service raises special health care needs for women

As more women join the military in ever-expanding roles, it’s important for health care providers to understand the different health needs and risks associated with their service, health care specialists told about 50 providers from eastern North ...

Source: Reflector
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Don Bacon fields questions on racism, health care and transgender military members at town hall

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Source: Omaha.com
Published: 27 Aug 2017

Truth to launch new ads targeting military, mental health at VMAs

Aug. 23 (UPI) --The national youth smoking prevention group Truth will launch new ads at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 27 highlighting smoking by members of the military and the mentally ill. The group is teaming up with journalists Ryan Duffy, Kaj ...

Source: United Press International
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Truth Campaign: Tobacco Companies Targeted Military Members, Mental Health Patients

Tobacco companies have targeted those with mental health conditions and people in the military, according to a new truth campaign. We’ve all seen commercials on TV made by Truth initiative, including the one about cats dying over second-hand smoking, # ...

Source: International Business Times
Published: 24 Aug 2017

What to Remember If You're Hurting After Trump's Transgender Military Ban

On Friday, President Donald Trump directed the Pentagon to ban the recruitment of openly transgender people in the military, reversing an Obama-era policy that would have allowed transgender people to openly serve. This official announcement comes after ...

Source: themighty.com
Published: 26 Aug 2017

Symposium to attract researchers focused on latest in military medicine

The annual Military Health System Research Symposium takes place in Kissimmee Aug. 27-30, 2017. It’s expected to attract military medical providers, academic researchers, clinical administrators, and more. “This is the only large, broad-based research ...

Source: health.mil
Published: 15 Aug 2017

Military Researchers Collaborate With University on Opioid Crisis

At the time, he had just retired after a 25-year career in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, and was able to connect with former military health colleagues, including Schoomaker and then-Army Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Richard Thomas, who was serving as the Defense Health ...

Source: US Department of Defense
Published: 25 Aug 2017

The Truth Campaign Exposes How Big Tobacco Targets The Military And Mental Health Patients

A new campaign from Truth Initiative details how big tobacco has been targeting members of the military and people with mental health issues in alarming numbers. According to Truth’s findings, 38% of military smokers started after enlisting, and those ...

Source: Fast Company
Published: 26 Aug 2017

Here's How a Blind Military Veteran Works Out

Now an advocate for disabled military veterans, Snyder is also the face of the brand Eone Timepieces' The Bradley, so named for him. The piece is a stylish, tactile watch that allows blind people tell time. Men's Health chatted with Snyder about the Eone ...

Source: Men's Health
Published: 25 Aug 2017

DVIDS: Military partnership brings health care to Round Valley Indian Reservation

COVELO, Calif. – In the northwestern corner of California lays a valley nestled in the mountainous outskirts of Mendocino National Forest. Tucked into that region is a population of some 5,000 people who reside on or near the Round Valley Indian ...

Source: indianz.com
Published: 14 Aug 2017

BRIEF-Tonix Pharmaceuticals to present at Military Health System Research Symposium

Aug 21 (Reuters) - Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp : * Tonix Pharmaceuticals to present additional phase 2 clinical results and design of ongoing phase 3 trial in military-related ptsd at the 2017 military health system research symposium Source text ...

Source: Reuters
Published: 21 Aug 2017

Military's annual physicals now require mental health assessments

Military's annual physicals now require mental health assessments All members of the military will now undergo mental health assessments as part of routine annual physicals. Check out this story on pnj.com: http://www.pnj.com/story/news/military/2017/08/21 ...

Source: Pensacola News Journal
Published: 22 Aug 2017

Rep. Walter Jones talks healthcare, military deployment

North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones (R-Dist.3) addressed a number of controversial topics, including health care and military spending, during an appearance at Pollocksville Town Hall Wednesday evening. The event, which was billed as a “national issues ...

Source: Jacksonville Daily News
Published: 17 Aug 2017

Rand study recommends improvements to mental health care for service members

A new survey of military mental health care providers raises concerns about gaps and barriers in delivering effective treatment to service members. One key concern: The amount of time mental health providers are able to spend with their patients.

Source: Military Times
Published: 16 Aug 2017

Tonix Pharma set to present data on PTSD candidate TNX-102 SL at military health meeting; shares ahead 7% premarket

Thinly traded nano cap Tonix Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TNXP) is up 7% premarket on light volume in response to its announcement that it will be presenting data on PTSD candidate TNX-102 SL, branded as Tonmya, at the Military Health Systems Research ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 21 Aug 2017

‘We’re more than healthcare’: McGuire VA Medical Center committed to the livelihood of military families

Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Officials at the McGuire VA Medical Center ...

Source: ABC 8 WRIC
Published: 18 Aug 2017

Military Foundation shifts aim to emergency clinic

With changes in federal funding and the announcement of an expansion to a nearby county’s VA clinic, the Military Foundation’s efforts in improving local healthcare for veterans are shifting slightly in focus. That shift in focus comes after two events ...

Source: Kokomo Perspective
Published: 27 Aug 2017

Increasing Health Care Access for Active-Duty Military

Health benefits for active-duty military are often not enough. Families with special health care needs or disabilities often rely on health care outside of the military system—Medicaid. Because Medicaid is a state and federal program, it varies across ...

Source: News Wise
Published: 16 Aug 2017

Cleveland Clinic physician: To lead in a volatile, uncertain world, take a lesson from the military

Cleveland Clinic's James Stoller, M.D., describes the current healthcare environment using the military acronym “VUCA,” which stands for “volatile, uncertain, confusing and ambiguous.” It's a combination that creates a leadership challenge for ...

Source: Fierce Health Care
Published: 21 Aug 2017

Mandatory Mental Health Screenings For US Armed Forces Take Effect

The mental health assessments are intended to ensure that military members are indeed capable of taking on the stress of a deployment. Air Force Colonel Brendan Noone, a physician at Florida's Eglin Air Force Base physician, confirmed that mental health ...

Source: sputniknews.com
Published: 22 Aug 2017

Emotional subtext in tweets may signal health issues

"Like a digital heartbeat, we're finding how changes in this behavior relate to health trends in a community." The Defense Threat Reduction Agency-sponsored study focused on military communities because they not only share a common location ...

Source: Government Computer News
Published: 15 Aug 2017

Military hospitals use alternative methods to treat pain

More than 80 percent of military health facilities now offer alternative medicine treatments. Researchers with the Rand Corporation say acupuncture, meditation, yoga and massage are the most commonly used practices in military hospitals.

Source: WNYT
Published: 14 Aug 2017

Health clinic certifies new group of ShipShape facilitators

It can also benefit reserve military service members, beneficiaries, and government civilians with making healthy behavior changes in order to lose weight. Passionate about the program, Nicole Quinn, health promotion and wellness coordinator at NHCPR ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 24 Aug 2017

High dropout rate in physical exam of PLA raises health concerns

The high failure rate in the physical examination of the annual military recruitment, which began in early August, has drawn attention to the health issues of the young generation. According to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily, the number of ...

Source: ECNS
Published: 22 Aug 2017

truth® Holds Tobacco Industry Accountable for Its Exploitation of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions and Members of the Military

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- People with mental health conditions (depression, ADHD for example) and substance use disorders are estimated to account for 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in the U.S., and 38 percent of military smokers start ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Fort Hood soldier's baby faces rare health condition

“My kids are very resilient, I think military kids are very resilient and they took the ... which can be used to help Billy at a later time in his life if he has further health complications. The procedure costs nearly $2000 to $3000 to collect the ...

Source: KCEN TV
Published: 23 Aug 2017

New device brings military tech to heart health

With a white, plastic vest wrapped tightly around his shoulder and across his chest, a wire slithering into an LCD monitor to his left side, Dr. Scott Feitell sits patiently as a small loading bar on the screen ticks forward. At precisely 90 seconds, the ...

Source: The Raleigh Telegram
Published: 15 Aug 2017

Organization to launch ads targeting military, mental health tobacco use during MTV VMA Awards

The Truth Initiative, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit dedicated to ending tobacco use, will air short video commercials during the MTV Video Music Awards Aug. 27, according to UPI. The campaign, called "Business or Exploitation?" aims to showcase how ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 24 Aug 2017

Leveraging IT Solutions to Advance Connected Health for Military and Government

DSI’s 13th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit, beginning October 17th, 2017, will bring together senior level speakers and the Health IT community from DoD, VA, Federal Agencies, Industry, and Academia for an actionable discussion & dialogue amongst all in ...

Source: PR.com
Published: 16 Aug 2017