three women patient advocates who are a part of the sexual harassment/assault response and prevention program

New Army policy better enables victims to report...

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Aug. 10, 2022

A new policy recently implemented by the Army is designed to help remove possible barriers that may prevent...
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What You Need to Know About Monkeypox

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Aug. 08, 2022

The infectious viral disease monkeypox is slowly spreading around the world, including the United States. On...
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Ask the Doc: Can I Develop Sudden Food Allergies?

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Aug. 05, 2022

Dear Doc: I was at a picnic over the weekend where there were lots of different kinds of foods. Being...
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The health care that the Defense Department provides to service members has not changed despite the Supreme Court decision.

DOD Officials: Women’s Health Care Unchanged by ...

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Aug. 02, 2022

Women’s Health Care Unchanged by Supreme Court Decision.
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Army hearing readiness appointments available on MHS Genesis.

Army hearing readiness appointments available on...

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Jul. 29, 2022

Annual hearing readiness appointments can now be scheduled online via the MHS Genesis Patient Portal.
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Monkeypox is primarily spread from person-to-person through prolonged close contact with an infectious rash, scabs or body fluids, as well as through respiratory droplets or oral fluids.

Monkeypox declared public health emergency: What...

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Jul. 28, 2022

The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency on July 23.
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When you’re struggling and in crisis and text 988, your trained counselor will listen, support, and share resources. #988Lifeline

New 988 Number for Mental Health Emergencies

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Jul. 22, 2022

Effective 16 July 2022, “988” will serve as the new direct dial number for the National Suicide Prevention...
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San Antonio Market celebrates first anniversary ...

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Jul. 18, 2022

The San Antonio Market will celebrate its one-year anniversary as a unified military healthcare system this...
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Tag: Air Force

July 28, 2022

Monkeypox declared public health emergency: What Airmen and Guardians need to know

The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency on July 23.

Oct. 3, 2021

442 FW Services Senior NCO Serves up myFitness Tips and Tricks for AFRC

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo.-- Senior Master Sgt. Jason Billingsley, the superintendent of the 442d Sustainment Services Flight, led a virtual training about myFitness for Air Force Reserve Command’s services Airmen, Oct. 3, 2021.

Sept. 16, 2021

Air Force Women’s Initiative Team champions women’s health care

The Air Force’s Women’s Initiative Team has multiple lines of effort addressing barriers through policy change. The members of the WIT’s Female-Specialized Health Care Programs have a vision to build an Air Force health care system that strengthens high quality women’s care.

Sept. 15, 2021

Under Secretary of the Air Force Talks Mandatory COVID Vaccination Efforts with Air Force Reserve

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AFNS) -- During a roundtable discussion at the 459th Air Refueling Wing at Joint Base Andrews, Sep. 11, Under Secretary of the Air Force Gina Ortiz Jones met with Air Force Reservists to discuss the Department of Defense-wide COVID-19 vaccination directive and its quickly-approaching completion deadline of Dec. 2, for the Air Force Reserve established by Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall.

Aug. 9, 2021

Airman Advocates for Neurodiversity in Military

A passenger-filled sedan rolled violently against a dirt median, abruptly halted on its roof and blocked oncoming traffic on the interstate. Master Sgt. Shale Norwitz’s duty to protect and serve took precedence.

Aug. 9, 2021

Spangdahlem AB Tests New PT Options

Fitness Assessment Airmen from the 52nd Force Support Squadron began testing the new physical training options scheduled to become available Air Force-wide in the beginning of 2022.

July 23, 2021

Improving readiness for a diverse force

Throughout 2020 and 2021, the U.S. Air Force rolled out several changes to the dress and appearance Air Force Instruction. Most of the changes have been seen in female-specific regulations. Significant changes to the restrictions on female hair early on in 2021 included allowing braids and ponytails in all uniforms, operational safety permitting.

July 20, 2021

Air Force Surgeon General outlines priorities, future of USAF medicine

From turning a corner in the pandemic and Military Health System transformation, to readying his medics for the next major threat, Lt. Gen. Robert I. Miller, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, knows the key to the Air Force Medical Service’s success comes from its most important asset - its people.

July 12, 2021

Innovation working group strives to enhance METC training

Experienced instructors, state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, and degree pathway programs are some of the many features that give the Medical Education and Training Campus at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, an edge in producing highly-trained, military allied health professionals.

June 24, 2021

PTSD, What You Should Know

According to the National Center for PTSD-Department of Veterans Affairs, PTSD is a mental health issue that one may develop after witnessing or experiencing a life-threatening event such as a natural disaster, combat, sexual assault, or car accident. They also specify that anyone can develop PTSD and at any time in their life after a traumatic event.

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