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Trump warns Venezuelan military leaders they could ‘lose everything’ over socialism

MIAMI — President Trump urged senior members of the Venezuelan military Monday to abandon President Nicolás ... Maduro’s government announced last week that it would soon receive 933 tons of “health products” from China and Cuba.

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Some on-base military housing is infested with mold, vermin and other health risks, report says

A survey published by the Military Family Advisory Network found that more than half of respondents who have lived in privatized military housing within the past three years had a "negative" or "very negative" experience with privatized military housing.

Source: CNBC
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights

Aiming to grant military families far greater say to challenge hazardous ... base families to end their lease or withhold rent if their landlords fail to correct health and safety problems. Beyond that effort, she said wing commanders of each U.S. Air ...

Source: The Raw Story
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Health Hazards in Military Housing?

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) met with Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark Esper on Feb. 6 and pressed him on what the Army is doing to resolve serious hazards in military housing reported at several bases in Virginia including Fort Belvoir. A recent ...

Source: Virginia Connection Newspapers
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Military Experts Educate the Next Generation of Doctors on Veteran Healthcare Challenges

Veterans face a number of challenges when leaving the service, including getting the healthcare they need. Given that out of 20 million veterans in the United States, only 9 million are in the VA healthcare system, the importance of civilian practitioners ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Veterans deserve reproductive health services

A 27-year-old law blocks the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs from providing some reproductive health services – such as in vitro fertilization – to veterans even though those same services are available to active-duty military. Congress repeatedly ...

Source: The Seattle Times
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Better Health Care for Veterans Requires Better Payment

The study suggested that primary care physicians should ask patients whether they served in the military so they can better understand these patients' issues. That's a good first step in addressing veterans' health care needs, but the issue is much more ...

Source: aafp.org
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Reality show ‘Military Makeover’ renovates Seminole family’s home

Throughout all of this, Aaron’s grandmother was in poor health, eventually dying. “It’s been a very, very hard year for us to say the least,” Holly said. “We really needed some good news.” That’s when her mother wrote to Military Makeover ...

Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Ryan to co-chair military mental health task force

U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan of Howland, D-13th, and Guy Reschenthaler, a Pennsylvania Republican, will co-chair a bipartisan military mental health task force. This task force serves as a group of those in the House who are dedicated to addressing issues ...

Source: The Vindicator
Published: 14 Feb 2019

WVU professor working to assist military families

“The military is not something that we should think about as separate from society. It is deeply embedded in our society, but there are complex arrangements and relationships,” said Plein, who currently studying health policy and community ...

Source: The Register-Herald
Published: 18 Feb 2019

US Military Planes With 180 Tons of Food, Health Supplies for Venezuelans Head to Colombia

The U.S. Air Force began flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border on Saturday as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back his rival to leadership of the South American nation. The first of ...

Source: NBC 6 South Florida
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Housing, relocation, access to health care are top concerns for military families in survey

New survey results underline several issues that were brought to the forefront last year for troops and families: some dissatisfaction with housing, stressful relocations, and problems with access to health care. More than 10,000 family members, service ...

Source: Military Times
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Clemson football expects Garrett Williams to opt for military, leaving void at tight end

"He's around this spring and is going to be out there helping us, but he's dealing with his health issues. He's getting his knee back right and he's got a lot of things he's dealing with. But he really wants to go into the military," Swinney said ...

Source: The Post and Courier
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Your Health: Black mold, rats and lead: Survey of military families paints slum-like picture of housing on U.S. bases

For thousands of service members and their families, military housing is decrepit, dangerous and inescapable, according to survey results released Wednesday by an armed services advisory organization. The grievances paint a picture of slum-like conditions ...

Source: Jacksonville Daily News
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Syrian military linked to more than 300 chemical attacks, report says

Trump has twice ordered military action against Syrian government targets in ... adding strain to an already buckling health system. At least 188 people have died after chlorine attacks, according to estimates by medical workers and first responders.

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Apple will let military veterans access their health records on the iPhone

Military veterans treated by the US Department of Veterans Affairs will soon be able to access their medical records on the iPhone Health Records app, Apple announced today. It’s the latest major collaboration between Apple and a health care system, and ...

Source: The Verge
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Publications on Skripal’s health reveal UK media’s links with special services — diplomat

MOSCOW, February 17. /TASS/. An article in The Sunday Times about the condition of former Russian military intelligence officer Sergei Skripal is another example of "a managed leak" and a proof ...

Source: TASS
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to hold Feb. 5 job fair for veterans, military members, military family members and Dept. of Defense employees

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to co-sponsor Feb. 5 job fair for veterans, military members, military dependents and Dept. of Defense employees FHCC and Naval Station Great Lakes Fleet and Family Support Center to hold joint job fair at Lovell FHCC's ...

Source: Daily Herald
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Trump 'In very good health,' doctor says after annual check-up at military medical center

BETHESDA, Md. — It's reckoning time: President Donald Trump had his annual medical exam Friday, a year after his doctor advised him to up the exercise and cut the calories. Trump spent more than four hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center ...

Source: Stars and Stripes
Published: 09 Feb 2019

Rep. Timothy Ryan will co-chair military mental health task force

WARREN — Congressman Timothy J. Ryan, D-Howland, will co-chair the bipartisan Military Mental Health Task Force, a group of lawmakers in the House who will address mental health and suicide prevention in the military. The task force will host several ...

Source: Tribune Chronicle
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Dave Marshall named Executive Vice President of WPS Military and Veterans Health

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Source: SmartBrief
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Denial of service: Trans military ban

Some have asked whether U.S. military healthcare should pay for transitional procedures. Placing restrictions on healthcare is one debate, but banning transgender people altogether doesn’t solve that issue. It erases the issue entirely, which isn’t a ...

Source: East Tennessean
Published: 18 Feb 2019

HEALTH SYSTEM SPECIALIST (PEBLO) Job in Fort Carson, Colorado – Department of the Army

Current Department of Army Civilian EmployeesInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanPriority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse ... of study in hospital administration, public health administration, or related fields such as business ...

Source: LemonWire
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Apple’s Health Records will soon be made available to US military veterans

Apple has announced that its Health Records feature will soon be made available to US veterans thanks to a partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Essential reading: Top fitness ...

Source: gadgetsandwearables.com
Published: 11 Feb 2019

U.S. military planes carrying aid for Venezuelans

“That’s why Maduro and the military need to stand down,” Olive said ... To show that Venezuela did not need medicines, despite its severe shortage in the country, Health Minister Carlos Alvarado announced the arrival Wednesday of more than 900 ...

Source: Curacao Chronicle
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Military Diet: Health Risks

Due to the rising levels of obesity and increased access to health information, many individuals are turning to dietary plans to lose weight. The military diet is one such plan which promotes rapid weight loss. However, there are several associated risks ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 30 Jan 2019

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to co-sponsor Feb. 5 job fair for veterans, military members, military dependents and Dept. of Defense employees

Lovell Federal Health Care Center to co-sponsor Feb. 5 job fair for veterans, military members, military dependents and Dept. of Defense employees FHCC Vocational Rehabilitation Unit and Naval Station Great Lakes Fleet and Family Support Center to hold ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 04 Feb 2019

The U.S. Military Plans to Keep Incinerating Toxic Firefighting Foam, Despite Health Risks

The U.S. military is moving ahead with plans to collect and destroy unused firefighting foam that contains the hazardous chemicals PFOS and PFOA. But in trying to solve one environmental problem related to these persistent chemicals, which have caused ...

Source: The Intercept
Published: 27 Jan 2019

San Diego Patients to See Reform in Military Health System

More than 300,000 local military health system patients will benefit from reforms starting in 2020 when the Defense Health Agency (DHA) takes over two San Diego hospitals. What used to be three divided health care systems -- Army Medicine, Navy Medicine ...

Source: NBC Los Angeles
Published: 10 Jan 2019