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June 21, 2018

New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

The Uniformed Services University’s National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health recently launched “Stop the Bleed,” a free iPhone and Android app designed to teach users how to stop life-threatening bleeding in an emergency.

June 21, 2018

Defense Health Agency Director: Progress in Preventing Opioid Abuse, More Needs to Be Done

The Military Health System is making progress in managing opioid abuse and providing the best care for beneficiaries, but more needs to be done to educate prescription drug providers, the director of the Defense Health Agency said.

May 10, 2018

Army Nurses Describe Their Paths to Service

Two Army nurses traveled down very different paths to their medical profession. One came from humble beginnings in a war-torn Central America and the other wanted to follow in the footsteps of her sisters and become a nurse.

May 19, 2016

Scientists Probe Traumatic Brain Injury Effects at Research Lab

A team of scientific researchers are investigating “invisible war wounds” -- long- and short-term effects of blast-induced mild traumatic brain injury, which has become increasingly prevalent in recent military conflicts.

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