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Request For Abstracts: Military Health System

Health Affairs is planning a theme issue on the Military Health System, to be published in August 2019. The issue will promote understanding of the coverage and care systems that serve military personnel and veterans, explore the challenges and unmet needs ...

Source: Health Affairs
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Upcoming Military Health Symposium

The Naval Health Research Center, San Diego has the most presentations ever for the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Aug. 20-23. The MHSRS is the Department of Defense's premier scientific meeting. It provides a venue for presenting new ...

Published: 13 Aug 2018

Psychologists’ Group Maintains Ban on Work at Military Detention Facilities

Sally Harvey, a past president of the association’s military division who had pushed for the change. The military has other health care workers on staff at detention facilities, including nurses, doctors and psychiatrists, she noted. But under current ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Military Women’s Health Symposium comes to MAHEC Sept. 19

Women comprise about 15% of the US Armed Forces and serve in ever-expanding roles. In 2016, there were an estimated 1,853,690 female veterans from all branches of military service. This conference, taking place on Sept. 19 from 0900 to 1200, will address ...

Source: Mountain Xpress
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Navy Medicine Researchers Will Present Findings at Military Health System Research Symposium

SILVER SPRING, Md. (NNS) -- Researchers from Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) will discuss their latest findings during the 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS), Aug. 20-23. The scientific meeting will be held at the Gaylord Palms ...

Published: 14 Aug 2018

New mental health facility will provide care to Borderland veterans

EL PASO, Texas - Rep. Beto O'Rourke and other local and military officials break ground for a new Veteran's Affairs mental health facility Wednesday morning. The facility is part of a years-long collaborative effort by O'Rourke and local veterans ...

Source: KVIA
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Clarksville clinic offers veterans, military families alternative to VA mental health care

Clarksville clinic offers veterans, military families alternative to VA mental health care The Cohen Veterans Network, in partnership with Centerstone, is operating the clinic. It is the 10th the Cohen network is opened nationwide. Check out this story on ...

Source: The Leaf-Chronicle
Published: 13 Aug 2018

V.A. works to head off military mental health crisis

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- The GulfQuest Maritime Museum became the headquarters Wednesday for a summit on helping solve a mental health crisis among veterans. The Veterans Administration estimates as many as 20 veterans a day take their own lives due to ...

Source: WKRG
Published: 09 Aug 2018

TRICARE And Other Health Insurance

Do you have TRICARE? Do you also have other health insurance such as an employer-sponsored plan, medicare, or VA coverage? Things can be confusing when you have multiple types of health insurance. Let's look at how exactly things work in that situation.

Published: 08 Aug 2018

Air Force partners with VA, implements Women’s Health Transition Pilot Program

According to the VA, women are the fastest growing subgroup of U.S. veterans. They face greater health-related challenges after military service compared to their male counterparts, including: chronic pain, obesity, musculoskeletal issues, depression and ...

Source: DC Military
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Military sexual assault linked to PTSD and depression in LGB veterans

Regions of the brain associated with stress and posttraumatic stress disorder. Credit: National Institutes of Health In a Journal of Traumatic Stress study of military veterans, lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) veterans were twice as likely to have ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Military OneSource Is Now Available to Veterans and their Families for a Full Year After Separating from the Military

... OneSource offers a wide range of services designed exclusively for the military community. Services include help with relocation, tax support, financial planning, health and wellness coaching, as well as confidential non-medical counseling and ...

Published: 13 Aug 2018

Leaving armed forces can create a deadly loss of identity, says top military psychiatrist

the amount of care available is limited': ombudsman "We know that's a time in people's lives where their identity as a military member is something they're losing. It's a time of vulnerability." A major study by Veteran Affairs Canada, Health Canada and ...

Published: 09 Aug 2018

Report: Michigan military base water may have caused cancer

OSCODA, Mich. — A federal health agency says contaminated drinking water might have caused cancer and other chronic disease among veterans and families who lived at a former northern Michigan military base. reports that the Agency for Toxic ...

Source: Detroit Free Press
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Veteran Health Care System of the Ozark Holds Military Order of the Purple Heart Ceremony

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Veteran Health Care System of the Ozarks will hold its annual Military Order of the Purple Heart ceremony on Tuesday morning. Multiple recipients will be presented their purple hearts, and the Patriot of the Year award will ...

Source: KNWA News
Published: 07 Aug 2018

El Paso VA Health Care System expanding with new clinics; one for mental health services

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Source: El Paso Times
Published: 02 Aug 2018

Mountain Home National Cemetery director resigns amid health crisis

When Mountain Home National Cemetery Director Jeny Walker and her staff accepted a national award for excellence last week, it was a professional high for her and the team. It was the second of three awards given by the National Cemetery Administration in ...

Source: Johnson City Press
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Benefits Of Service: Education, Healthcare

and TRICARE Select gives members the option of healthcare providers in the healthcare “network”, healthcare outside of the military. TRICARE Prime offers fewer out-of-pocket costs than TRICARE Select, but fewer benefits. “Under TRICARE, there is very ...

Source: Military Alphabet
Published: 10 Aug 2018

What Is the Military Diet? Dietitians Weigh In on This Controversial 3-Day Meal Plan

The Military Diet sounds like an intense yet efficient way to ... weight-loss plan would be for you as an individual," Amanda advised. In pics: 25 'health' foods that are actually terrible for you (Provided by Zero Belly) Also watch: Always feeling hungry?

Source: PopSugar
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Military Veterans and Civilians Connect at Leadership ‘Boot Camp’ Hosted by UK Sports Medicine Research Institute

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can ...

Published: 09 Aug 2018

Enhancing the Coordination of Connected Health IT for Military & Government DSI’s DoD/VA & Gov Health IT Summit

Defense Strategies Institute (DSI) is pleased to announce the 15th DoD/VA & Gov Health IT Summit, occurring on October 10 & 11, 2018, and the Mary M Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria, VA, August 10, 2018 --( Held since 2011 ...

Source: Pr
Published: 10 Aug 2018

CoAS inaugurates health services at Tri Chandra Military Hospital

Established in February 1993, the Kathmandu Post, Nepal’s first privately owned English broadsheet daily, is today Nepal’s leading English language newspaper, with a daily circulation of 82,000 copies. This makes the Post Nepal’s second-most widely ...

Source: The Kathmandu Post
Published: 03 Aug 2018

Health agency says contaminated water may have caused cancer in veterans on Michigan military base

OSCODA, Mich. (AP) - (08/12/18)- A federal health agency says contaminated drinking water might have caused cancer and other chronic disease among veterans and families who lived at a former northern Michigan military base. reports that the ...

Source: ABC12
Published: 12 Aug 2018

UN health agency warns of new Yemen cholera surge after Saudi strikes hit medical facilities

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Yemen is likely ... Dozens were killed after warplanes of the Saudi-led military coalition hit a hospital and a fishing harbor in Hudaydah. 'Hundreds of pregnant women risk death in Yemen' The UN ...

Published: 05 Aug 2018

Marine recruit sues meat provider claiming exposure to E. coli at boot camp led to medical condition disqualifying him from military

Epilepsy is a disqualifying condition for military service. Grano’s lawsuit accuses Sodexo ... Food samples were sent for testing at the U.S. Army Public Health Command at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. Later, investigators from the Centers ...

Source: Orange County Register
Published: 04 Aug 2018

MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM : Drug innovations help patients with PTSD

FALLS CHURCH, Virginia – Two Military Health System innovations are helping to ensure best practices for patients with pain, and for patients who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. The MHS Opioid Registry uses cutting-edge ...

Source: The Fort Campbell Courier
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Rebuilding Our Military And Improving Care And Benefits For Veterans

When you have more members of the military killed in training exercises than combat ... We’re also working to improve health care for veterans. Another piece of legislation I authored, the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated ...

Source: The Greeneville Sun
Published: 10 Aug 2018

CN Assurance supporting health of Armed Forces

CNA, a subsidiary of Cherokee Nation Businesses, has partnered with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases and is executing research at one of the military's leading ... ingenuity to bettering the health and well-being of those ...

Source: Tahlequah Daily Press
Published: 04 Aug 2018