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Sept. 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence Illustrates Need to Prepare Health Care Packages

TRICARE experts recommend making a list that includes your physician’s name and contact information, medications with dosage and frequency, and type and model number of medical devices.

March 29, 2017

Surgeons General Emphasize Readiness as Priority in Military Medicine

Readiness is the priority of the Military Health System, the surgeons general of the Army, Navy and Air Force told the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subcommittee.

Dec. 22, 2016

Departing DoD Official Reflects on Military Health System Improvements

As she prepares to step down Jan. 20, the Defense Department’s top medical official reflected on her five-and-a-half year tenure at the Pentagon, notably a comprehensive review of the Military Health System.

Oct. 18, 2016

DoD to Host ‘Warrior Care in the 21st Century’ Symposium

Despite an increase in the severity of injuries, troops on the battlefield are surviving better than ever before. U.S. military officials and their allies have made a priority of taking care of those wounded returning from war.

July 22, 2016

National Intrepid Team Cares for People with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Doctors and specialists at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Maryland, make it their mission to treat service members and their families who have traumatic brain injuries.

July 21, 2016

Research, Technology Aid Effort to Help TBI Patients

At the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, doctors and therapists are using research and technology to help service members with TBI in their recovery.

July 20, 2016

Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Paint, Sculpt Way to Recovery

Group art therapy at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence on the campus of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, gives traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress patients a way to express and symbolize their experience.

July 19, 2016

Art Therapy Helps Marine Heal From Traumatic Brain Injury

For Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Tony Mannino, art and music therapy at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Maryland, is a way for him to recover from his traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress.

July 18, 2016

National Intrepid Center Zeroes In on Traumatic Brain Injury

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence, a directorate of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, helps active duty, reserve, and National Guard members and their families manage their traumatic brain injuries and accompanying psychological health conditions.

April 25, 2016

Officials Cite Research as Key to Progress in PTSD, TBI Diagnosis, Treatment

Significant progress has been made in diagnosing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries, but challenges remain for the wounded and their families, two military physicians told a Senate panel.

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