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  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • Nellis first base to use Tele-ICU

    The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center here partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Tele-Intensive Care Unit (ICU) staff to work collaboratively with the bedside team to allow continuous monitoring of the ICU patients’ vitals when medical center providers are out of the room assisting other critical patients.The VA
  • PACAF takes entomology lessons learned to Sri Lanka

    Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) medics conducted an entomology discussion with Sri Lankan civilian public health officials, entomologists, military doctors, and military public health officials during a four-day exchange as part of Pacific Angel (PAC ANGEL) 18-4 in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, Aug. 7-10.
  • Total Exposure Health Conference 2018: Protecting military, first-responders, and the public from environmental, occupational and lifestyle exposures

    Military personnel and first responders commonly operate in adverse environments. Dust storms, extreme heat or cold, fallen or burning buildings, and high-G cockpits are all environments that come with the job—as well as unique exposures to chemicals, dust and particles, noise, and other “stressors” that could impact human health.
  • This HIV screening starts in the privacy of your own home

    The Air Force has developed a self-collection blood kit to encourage its active-duty members with a higher risk of acquiring human immunodeficiency virus to test for infection more frequently than what’s mandated by the military.
  • Stop the Bleed teaches crisis care

    University Medical Center of Southern Nevada and Nellis Air Force Base, have partnered to teach approximately 40 Stop the Bleed instructors to educate members of the community on crisis care.
  • AF organization brings filmmaking to the fight

    For more than 20 years, a modest office nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains has created some of the most comprehensive health education and training programs in the nation. The Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia, or CEMM, was founded in 1996 by Dr. Kent Murphy under a simple, yet striking maxim: “Because we’re all patients.”
  • Breaking down the image: Mental health

    Life in the military can be stressful for anyone from a pipeline Airman to a general officer. Fortunately, the 28th Medical Group Mental Health Clinic provides services for Airmen in need.
  • Alcohol’s insidious nature: Getting help empowers your career

    Alcohol abuse has a deceptively gradual onset that can slowly affect family, friends and work. Knowing the signs and getting help early are key to beating alcohol abuse.
  • A day in the life: Mental health supports Airmen, readiness

    As with any Air Force healthcare provider, Capt. Daniel Gibson, a clinical psychologist with the 92nd medical group, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, relies on a collaborative, patient-centered approach to care.The mental health clinic at Fairchild Air Force Base uses a collaborative approach to ensure the best patient care.
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