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Health Readiness

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Readiness Policy and Oversight is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) for all medically related Department of Defense policies, programs, and activities. The office is responsible for deployment medicine, force health protection, medical readiness, international health agreements, deployment related health policy, theater information systems, humanitarian and health missions, and national disaster support.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 5 - May 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Temporal characteristics of motor vehicle-related fatalities, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2009; Obstructive sleep apnea, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2000-December 2009; Insomnia, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2000-December 2009; Surveillance Snapshot: Sleep studies; Surveillance Snapshot: Q fever; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, August 2009-May 2010; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, April 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through April of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 1 - January 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Outbreak report: Malaria in a U.S. Marine reserve unit deployed to Benin; Surveillance Snapshot: Influenza reportable events, service members and other beneficiaries, 2009-2010; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, December 2009; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through December of 2008 and 2009; Update: Malaria, U.S. Armed Forces, 2009; Case report: Fatal outcome of falciparum malaria acquired in Liberia, U.S. Navy member, 2009.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 2 - February 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Medical evacuations from Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), active and Reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, October 2001-September 2009; Accidental injuries from hand-to-hand combat training and combat sports, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2009; Surveillance Snapshot: Medical evacuations for humeral fractures due to arm wrestling; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, February 2008-February 2010; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through January of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 7 - July 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Low back pain, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2009; Thoracolumbar spine fractures, active and reserve components, 2000-2009; Tendon ruptures, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2009; Surveillance snapshot: Plantar fasciitis; Surveillance snapshot: Abnormal glucose tolerance test; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through June of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 12 - December 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Numbers, proportions, and natures of conditions that are diagnosed for the first time within six months before retirement, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2003-2009; Osteoarthritis and spondylosis, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2009; Surveillance snapshot: Pertussis diagnoses among service members and other beneficiaries of the U.S. Military Health System, January 2008-November 2010; Surveillance snapshot: Coccidioidomycosis diagnoses by location, active component, 2000-2009; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, December 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through November of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 11 - November 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Supplemental report: Selected mental health disorders among active component members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007-2010; Mental disorders and mental health problems, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2000-December 2009; Hospitalizations for mental disorders, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2000-December 2009; Childbirth, deployment, and diagnoses of mental disorders among active component women, January 2002-June 2009; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, November 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through October of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 9 - September 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Contact transfer of vaccinia virus from U.S. military smallpox vaccinees, U.S. Armed Forces, December 2002-May 2010; Updates: Routine screening for antibodies to HIV-1, civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through August of 2009 and 2010; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, September 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 10 - October 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Illness and injury diagnoses within six months before retirement after 20 or more years of active service, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2009; Cold weather injuries, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2005 - June 2010; Brief report: Incidence of interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2000-2009; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, October 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through September of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 17 No. 8 - August 2010

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Sexually transmitted infections, U.S. Armed Forces, 2004-2009 (corrected version: posted 30 March 2011); Surveillance snapshot: Malaria among deployers to Haiti, U.S. Armed Forces, 13 January - 30 June 2010; Upsurge in reported cases of Shigella sonnei, Fort Hood, Texas; Brief report: Recurrent chlamydia diagnoses, active component, 2000-2009; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, August 2010; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through July of 2009 and 2010.

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MSMR Vol. 16 No. 6 - June 2009

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Motorcycle accidents, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2008; Lightning strike injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1999-2008; Accidental drownings, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2004-2008; Surveillance Snaphot: Envenomations; Deployment health assessments update; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through May 2008 through May 2009; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, June 2007-June 2009.

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MSMR Vol. 16 No. 1 - January 2009

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Diagnoses of overweight/obesity, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2008; Update: Malaria, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, December 2008; Surveillance Snapshot: Diagnoses of overweight/obesity among Reserve component members, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2007; Surveillance Snapshot: Eating disorders, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1998-2007; Sentinel reportable medical events, active components, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through December 2007 and December 2008; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, January 2006-January 2009.

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MSMR Vol. 16 No. 9 - September 2009

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Cold weather-related injuries, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2004 - June 2009; Surveillance Snapshot: Influenza immunizations among health care workers; Preliminary report: Outbreak of novel H1N1 influenza aboard USS Boxer, 29 June - 31 July 2009; Mental disorders after deployment to OEF/OIF in relation to predeployment mental health and during deployment combat experiences, active components, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2006 - December 2007; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, September 2007 - September 2009; Deployment health assessments update; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through August of 2008 and 2009.

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MSMR Vol. 16 No. 2 - February 2009

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Relationships between the nature and timing of mental disorders before and after deploying to Iraq/Afghanistan, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2002-2008; Diabetes mellitus, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 1997-2007; Update: Deployment health assessments, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2009; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, February 2007-February 2009; Sentinel reportable medical events, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through January 2008 and January 2009.

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MSMR Vol. 16 No. 5 - May 2009

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Deaths while on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, 1990-2008; Alcohol-related medical encounters, active components, U.S. Armed Forces, January 2006 - December 2008; Preliminary report: Febrile acute respiratory disease caused by adenovirus type 14, U.S. Coast Guard training center, Cape May, New Jersey, March 2009; Update: Pneumonia-influenza and severe acute respiratory illnesses, active components, U.S. Armed Forces, January 1997-March 2009; Surveillance Snapshot: Influenza A and B, service members and beneficiaries, April - May 2009; Deployment health assessments update; Sentinel reportable medical events, active components, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through April 2009; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, May 2007-May 2009.

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MSMR Vol. 16 No. 8 - August 2009

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A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Updates: Routine screening for antibodies to HIV-1, civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components; Deep vein thromboembolism among members of active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, 1999-2008; Deployment health assessments update; Sentinel reportable medical events, service members and beneficiaries, U.S. Armed Forces, cumulative numbers through July of 2008 and 2009; Acute respiratory disease, basic training centers, U.S. Army, July 2007-July 2009.

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