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Articles by Robert Hammer, MHS Communications

Lung Cancer Leading Cause of Cancer Death

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11/22/2022
 U.S Navy MRI technologist behind a computer screen with a magnetic resonance machine in the background.

With November being Lung Cancer Awareness Month, be aware of symptoms, causes, and steps to take if you think you need screening.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening Age Decreases to 45

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11/22/2022
A patient sits in an office with while a health care provider talks to her.

Though the overall death rate from colorectal cancers have been on the decline in recent years, it remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.

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DHA Civilian Honored as an ‘Angel of the Battlefield’

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11/18/2022
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Jacobs, lead paramedic with the 96th Medical Group, Eglin Air Force Base, becomes the first Defense Health Agency civilian employee to receive the award. “It’s an honor and unexpected,” said Jacobs. “I was really surprised.”

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"Mad Cow" Blood Donor Ban Lifted

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11/9/2022
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"Mad Cow" blood donor ban lifted by the FDA.

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New DHA Region to Support Health Care Across Three Combatant Commands

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10/26/2022
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The Defense Health Agency established the DHA Region Europe Oct. 25, 2022, welcoming hospitals and clinics in Europe and the Middle East to the new region.

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DOD Conservation Programs Help to Decrease Hearing Loss

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10/20/2022
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Hearing conservation programs help to reduce hearing loss in the military.

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Ask the Doc: Can I Develop Sudden Food Allergies?

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8/1/2022
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Have you ever had an allergic reaction and not know you had an allergy?

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Last Updated: October 26, 2022
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