Reeve completes a 2022 summer triathlon. Reeve was assisted by Lt. Col. Cassandra Burns, 88th Medical Group pediatric neurologist, after being diagnosed with a rare case of cerebral folate deficiency at four years old, along with being diagnosed with down syndrome at birth. (Courtesy Photo)

Wright-Patt doctor finds treatment path for mili...

Local News
Jan. 30, 2023

For the Anderson family, protecting their 8-year-old son, Reeve, has proven to be the fight of his lifetime.
Read More
Nurse assists patient.

JBLE Medical Clinics stand up Walk-in Contracept...

Local News
Jan. 26, 2023

The 633d Medical Group and McDonald Army Health Center Women’s Health Clinics now offer walk-in contraceptive...
Read More
When a disaster strikes, blood is needed immediately, there is no time to wait for donations. Donate today, to prepare for tomorrow. Find where you can donate blood through the Armed Services Blood Program. One donation can save up to three lives. (Courtesy Photo by ASBP)

Donated Blood Saves Lives

Local News
Jan. 23, 2023

In recognition of National Blood Donor month in January, the Armed Services Blood ProgramOpens ASBP reminds...
Read More

New Electronic Health Record System Launches for...

Local News
Jan. 20, 2023

The Military Health System’s new electronic health record system, MHS GENESIS, will deploy for more than...
Read More
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Aaron Edwards, 51st Fighter Wing public affairs specialist performs preacher curls during a back and bicep workout at the fitness center on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 30, 2022. Edwards uses weight lifting and physical activity to improve his physique and relieve stress. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Dwane Young)

Department of the Air Force outlines new Body Co...

Local News
Jan. 10, 2023

The Department of the Air Force is establishing new Body Composition Program standards for Airmen and...
Read More
A service member gets a checkup at a military hospital or clinic. Women’s health issues are a top priority for the DOD, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Seileen Mullen told the Army Wife Network podcast on Nov. 30. “Empowerment is autonomy,” she said.

Women's Health Equity is a Real Focus for DOD, M...

Local News
Dec. 28, 2022

Health equality for women in service and women beneficiaries is and will remain a top priority for the...
Read More
Image of two Airmen treating a patient.

Air Force SMART program sustains readiness and c...

Local News
Oct. 27, 2022

The Air Force’s Sustained Medical and Readiness Trained, or SMART, program has become a dynamic training...
Read More
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2022) – Capt. Sharon House, Naval Hospital Jacksonville director and Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Jacksonville commander, together with the command’s Military Health System (MHS) GENESIS team, prepare to cut the ceremonial ribbon for the new electronic health record system MHS GENESIS on September 24 at the hospital. The ribbon cutting recognized the launch of the new electronic health record at the hospital and its Naval Branch Health Clinics Jacksonville, Key West and Mayport. (U.S. Navy photo by Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville/Released).

MHS GENESIS ‘Goes Live’ at Naval Hospital Jackso...

Local News
Sep. 26, 2022

Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville and Naval Branch Health Clinics (NBHC) Jacksonville, Key West and Mayport...
Read More

July 22, 2022

New 988 Number for Mental Health Emergencies

Effective 16 July 2022, “988” will serve as the new direct dial number for the National Suicide Prevention Helpline. The number will be available for use at national, state, and local levels.

July 18, 2022

San Antonio Market celebrates first anniversary as a unified healthcare system

The San Antonio Market will celebrate its one-year anniversary as a unified military healthcare system this week. San Antonio’s military treatment facilities officially united as a market with the Defense Health Agency during a ceremony at Brooke Army Medical Center on July 16, 2021.

June 27, 2022

Ask the Doc: Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion -- What's the Difference?

Dear Doc: During a recent run in the hot weather, I started to feel dizzy and got a headache. Could this be heat exhaustion or heat stroke? Can you please explain the difference between the two so that my buddies and I can learn ways to prevent heat-related injuries in the hot weather?

June 10, 2022

Expectant Moms Have Group Option for Prenatal Care

The San Antonio Market offers a group obstetric model for pregnant women at Brooke Army Medical Center.

May 26, 2022

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Current Events

ilitary families have a unique connection to war, regardless of when or where it occurs. For military children – who know that their parents regularly train, prepare, and deploy for military missions as part of their job – current events can cause stress and anxiety. Streams of media images and reports about troubling news events can be outright scary.

May 19, 2022

How MHS Video Connect Improves Mission Effectiveness and Care Quality

MHS Video Connect, the Defense Health Agency's new comprehensive telehealth platform, puts Military Health System patients at the center of care by meeting them where they are – at home, their duty station, or wherever they happen to be. Open to all active duty service members, retirees, and their families enrolled in a military hospital or clinic, this web-based platform empowers patients to meet with their military health provider virtually through live video on any internet-connected computer, tablet, or mobile device.

May 16, 2022

Together for Mental Health: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Health is wealth, especially when dealing with mental well-being. Growing up, kids are taught if they are hurt physically in any area, to seek help. The same should go for anyone's mental health.

April 20, 2022

COVID-19 Booster Effectiveness Remained High During Omicron Surge

Active-duty service members who received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot were significantly less likely to be infected and show symptoms of the disease during the surge of the Omicron variant this winter, according to a recent study. 

April 18, 2022

RevX upgrades MHS GENESIS at Puget Sound Military Health System

The Department of Defense integrated electronic health record MHS GENESIS is being upgraded at Puget Sound Military Health System military treatment facilities.

Feb. 9, 2022

Why Dental Health is Essential for Warfighters and Military Readiness

To help service members understand the importance of healthy teeth, some dentists use military-style terminology. Tooth decay is an "enemy you are fighting" and you need to "execute a plan to eliminate that foe," said Air Force Col (Dr.) Robin Fontenot, a consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General for expeditionary dentistry.

Learn More about COVID-19 and the COVID-19 Vaccine.