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  • Air Force lab testing samples of COVID-19

    The United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine’s epidemiology laboratory is the Air Force’s sole clinical reference laboratory, and as such, is testing and processing samples of COVID-19 sent from military treatment facilities around the world.
  • 200 new doctors, advanced-practice nurses to join military medical ranks early

    More than 200 military medical students and graduate nursing students will be graduating early to support their colleagues in the U.S. military health system amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
  • Airmen who vape accept unnecessary risks

    With the use of electronic cigarettes on the rise, concerned Air Force health officials warn of the possible side effects of these devices. According to Alicia Ferris-Dannenberg, the 509th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron health promotion coordinator, vape use at Team Whiteman increased from 5.2 to 9.5 percent from 2017 to 2019.
  • Air Force reduces barriers for pregnant aviators

    Effective immediately, remotely piloted aircrew, missile operations duty crews and certain fully qualified pilots are authorized to perform their assigned duties during pregnancy without a medical waiver.
  • U.S. builds bonds in Papua New Guinea during Pacific Angel 19-4

    Approximately 70 U.S. and 20 multilateral service members participated in Pacific Angel 19-4, enhancing Papua New Guinea defense force’s humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capabilities while providing medical outreach services.
  • Dietitian keeps Airmen fit to fight

    The building blocks that ensure Airmen are healthy and able to take the fight to the enemy starts with what they put on their plate and in their bodies. The base dietitian provides dietary counsel and offers a variety of sustainable wellness practices to help keep Team Moody fit to fight.
  • The Game Changers

    On April 4, the 88th Medical Group hosted a unique training opportunity with a pre-release screening of The Game Changers, an evidence based documentary directed by Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos about the effects of a plant-based diet on performance nutrition and health.
  • 100 Black Women of Omaha inducts Offutt AFB Airman

    In her office, hangs a white board covered with hand-written personalized to-do lists for Airmen she has taken under her wing. Although she left the realm of counseling to serve her country, she continues to find ways to integrate it into her new life with one goal in mind – to guide the leaders of tomorrow.
  • Dental Flight ‘puts the bite in the fight’

    The 14th Medical Operations Squadron Dental Flight is essential for Airmen and pilots to be in good health. Poor dental health may prevent Airmen from completing their job, so the dental flight works consistently to complete x-rays and perform dental check-ups or cleanings with new and high quality tools to ensure all Airmen are in top condition.
  • Clinic answers call for invisible wound care

    In the midst of brain injury awareness month, construction of a facility to treat traumatic brain injury is well underway at the 96th Medical Group.
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