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Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

In this section, you'll find featured stories and information about the history of military medicine.

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What is Performance Nutrition

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7/11/2022
What is Performance Nutrition

Learn more about Performance Nutrition and healthy eating habits at the Consortium for Health & Military Performance. https://champ.usuhs.edu/. For more information about the Dietician Approved Fueling stations at your local commissary, go to https://www.commissaries.com/fueling_stations

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TRICARE Home Delivery

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6/27/2022
TRICARE Home Delivery

If you’re a TRICARE Pharmacy beneficiary, you have the option to get a 90-day supply of your prescription delivered to you. Visit www.militaryrx.express-scripts.com/home-delivery to get more details on TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery service.

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TRICARE QLE Knowledge–Separating from Active Duty

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6/27/2022
TRICARE QLE Knowledge–Separating from Active Duty

Separating from the military means that you leave the service before you retire. You and your family may qualify for temporary health care coverage when you separate from the service. Learn more https://www.tricare.mil/LifeEvents/Separating.

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Filing a Pharmacy Claim

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6/27/2022
Filing a Pharmacy Claim

Depending on where you pick up your prescription, you may need to file a claim to get reimbursed. Visit www.tricare.mil/PharmacyClaims to find the claims submission form and where you need to submit it.

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What should I eat after a workout?

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6/22/2022
What should I eat after a workout?

Ever wonder how to fuel up post-workout to maximize recovery and support your fitness? Check out these tips from the Human Performance Resources by CHAMP, part of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences to enhance your performance! #PerformanceNutrition #FueltoFight #USU #HPRC”

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TRICARE QLE Knowledge - Deactivating

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6/22/2022
TRICARE QLE Knowledge - Deactivating

When you leave active duty after serving more than 30 days, you deactivate. Your coverage depends on whether your time was for a preplanned mission or in support of a contingency operation. Learn more at https://www.tricare.mil/LifeEvents/Deactivating.

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Considering supplements? Stay Informed

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6/22/2022
Considering supplements? Stay Informed

Stay informed when considering supplements to help you reach your performance and fitness goals with this video from Operation Supplement Safety, the #DOD dietary supplement resource at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. #PerformanceNutrition #FueltoFight #OPSS #USU

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6 Essential Nutrients

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6/22/2022
6 Essential Nutrients

Are you getting the right nutrients from your diet? Check out this overview of the six essential nutrients to optimize your performance and fitness from Human Performance Resources by CHAMP at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. #PerformanceNutrition #FueltoFight #USU #HPRC

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TRICARE QLE Knowledge - Activating

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6/15/2022
TRICARE QLE Knowledge - Activating

When you are activated, you will receive the same benefits as active duty service members and your family also gets TRICARE coverage as active duty family members. Learn more at https://www.tricare.mil/LifeEvents/Activating.

TRICARE Covers Vasectomies

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6/9/2022
TRICARE Covers Vasectomies

Take command of your reproductive health to see if a vasectomy is the right choice for you. TRICARE covers vasectomies but not reversals unless the reversal is medically necessary.

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Summer Safety Campaign: STI Safety

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6/9/2022
Summer Safety Campaign: STI Safety

Follow these tips for a Summer safe from STIs!

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MHS Minute | May 2022

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6/2/2022
MHS Minute | May 2022

The MHS Minute highlights some of the outstanding work taking place across the Military Health System, including major milestones, events, notable activities, and much more. Help us get the word out about all of the unique, meaningful, and fascinating work taking place across the MHS by watching and sharing the video, which you can download from DVIDs here

Managing Burnout

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5/19/2022
Managing Burnout

Burnout is really a state of extreme exhaustion caused by chronic overwhelming stress. Lt. Col. Catherine Callendar, Air Force Deputy Director of Psychological Health, gives some advice on coping with burnout. Learn more at health.mil/mentalhealth.

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Disasters Don't Wait, Donate Blood Today

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5/18/2022
Disasters Don't Wait, Donate Blood Today

When a disaster strikes, blood is needed immediately, there is no time to wait for donations. Donate today, to prepare for tomorrow. Find where you can donate blood through the Armed Services Blood Program. One donation can save up to 3 lives. https://www.militaryblood.dod.mil/

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Cancer Moonshot - A U.S. Coast Guard spouse shares her story

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5/11/2022
Cancer Moonshot - A U.S. Coast Guard spouse shares her story

A U.S. Coast Guard spouse with ovarian and fallopian cancer shares her story

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