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Conditions and Treatments

The Military Health System conducts research and provides services for the treatment of exposures, injuries and diseases related to Military service and deployment. Here, learn about the different programs and initiatives offered to support the health of our force, its families, and veterans.

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Four-legged Major Brings Joy to Brooke Army Medical Center

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6/23/2022
Labrador facility dogs at ceremony

Brooke Army Medical Center commissioned a new, four-legged staff member with a penchant for spreading joy to the rank of United States Army major during a ceremony June 6.

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Physical Disability Board of Review Process Chart

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5/12/2022

This document shows the flow chart for how the PDBR processes requests for reviews of disability ratings.

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The Military is Reporting Far Fewer Hearing Problems

Article
12/14/2021
Soldiers wear hearing protection while firing an M3 multi-role anti-armor antipersonnel weapon system during live-fire training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Sept. 15, 2021.

Hearing loss in the Department of Defense continues to decrease for service members and civilians enrolled in hearing conservation programs, according to a recent report from the Defense Health Agency Hearing Center of Excellence.

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Hearing Problems Decline

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12/14/2021
Hearing Problems Decline

Hearing loss in the Department of Defense continues to decrease for service members and civilians enrolled in hearing conservation programs.

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Understanding Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, Support for Military Children

Article
9/21/2021
Non-suicidal self-injury by adolescents vary based on studies — from 1 in 6 to as high as 1 in 4 — rates have increased over the past 20 years. Given this prevalence and the associated health risks, it’s crucial for anyone treating adolescents to be aware of NSSI.

Non-suicidal self-injury by adolescents vary based on studies — from 1 in 6 to as high as 1 in 4 — rates have increased over the past 20 years.

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Infectious Disease Screening

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8/3/2021
Infectious Disease Screening

TRICARE covers the following screenings and vaccinations as part of the annual Health Promotion and Disease Prevention exams: Blood Pressure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Cholesetrol Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing Immunizations Rubella Antibody Testing Syphilis Tuberculosis (TB)

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What to Know About Hepatitis - its Treatment, and Prevention

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7/19/2021
picture of a liver

Here are the most important facts you should know about hepatitis.

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Policy

Active Duty Service Member (ADSM) Erythrocyte Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency and Sickle Cell Trait (SCT) Screening

Decision Brief Pediatric Health Care Services

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8/10/2017

Defense Health Board briefing about Pediatric Health Care Services

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Pediatric Health Care Services

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11/1/2016

Pediatric Health Care Services briefing to the Defense Health Board, Nov. 1, 2016.

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Pediatric Care in the Military Health System

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11/1/2016

Pediatric Care in the Military Health System briefing to the Defense Health Board, Nov. 1, 2016.

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Deployment Health Centers Review

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8/9/2016

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Reconstruction and Restoration of the Genitourinary System after Contemporary Battlefield Urotrauma

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8/9/2016

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Joint Trauma System

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8/9/2016

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Review of the Defense Health Board’s Combat Trauma Lessons Learned from Military Operations of 2001-2013 Report

Presentation
8/9/2016

The in-depth information and recommendations in the report enable [the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs] to consider approaches to enhance Combat Casualty Care.

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