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The Head, Hand, and Heart of Women’s Health
FALLS CHURCH, VA (October 4, 2019) -- While healthy living is essential to all military personnel and civilians, there are some health concerns that affect women differently than men, sometimes with more life-threatening consequences.

DoD, HHS implement Executive Order to modernize flu vaccines
FALLS CHURCH, VA (September 25, 2019) -- The Department of Defense and Department of Health and Human Services are implementing an Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump, aimed at increasing the manufacturing efficiency and effectiveness of flu vaccines.

Proper pain management with a proper scale
FALLS CHURCH, VA (September 12, 2019) -- The Department of Defense launched a pain rating scale for use in hospitals to better assess pain in patients.

DoD to begin next major phase of military hospital consolidation
FALLS CHURCH, VA (August 26, 2019) -- The Department of Defense is preparing for the next major step in consolidating military hospitals and clinics under a single agency, one of the largest organizational changes within the U.S. military in decades.

New Blood-mobile to aid ASBP Fort Bliss
FORT BLISS, Texas (July 10, 2019) -- Known as the blood-mobile, this bus-size vehicle which is 41 feet in length and 12 feet in height, has the capability to expand like an RV and it houses six stations where donors can sit, relax and watch a video while donating.

Summer's fun, just avoid too much sun
FALLS CHURCH, VA (June 25, 2019) -- Summer is here, and that means sunny weather is here to stay. Soaking up the sun is one of the best parts about summer. However, make sure to protect your skin when enjoying the sun-filled days ahead. Too much unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause sunburn, eye damage, and skin damage in the form of premature wrinkles, according to the American Cancer Society.

New clinical recommendations on cognitive rehabilitation for TBI released
FALLS CHURCH, VA (June 24, 2019) -- The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, the Defense Health Agency’s traumatic brain injury center of excellence, recently released the “Cognitive Rehabilitation for Service Members and Veterans Following Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Recommendations.”

Stress relief a touch screen away
FALLS CHURCH, VA (May 29, 2019) -- Stress can come from many sources for deployed service members – intense focus on the mission, exhaustion caused by continuous exertion and too little sleep, physical pain, depression, or relationship issues.

DHA director discusses healthcare transformation at town hall
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (May 24, 2019) -- Navy Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense Health Agency director, held a town hall meeting at Brooke Army Medical Center recently to answer questions about the military health system transformation and how it will further improve healthcare delivery for warfighters, family members and military retirees.

Pediatric medical services providers increase access to care for beneficiaries
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (April 23, 2019) -- Providers at Madigan Army Medical Center and Naval Hospital Bremerton are setting the bar high when it comes to true patient-centered care in a joint environment.