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Articles by Claudia Sanchez-Bustamante, MHS Communications

Are You Procrastinating Your Doctor’s Visit? Don’t Delay Any Longer

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8/23/2021
Photo of two military women talking.

Preventive health care is key to long-term health, prevention, and early detection.

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New Flag and Patch Symbolize Growth at the Defense Health Agency

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8/19/2021
Service members from the Army, Air Force and Navy display the new Defense Health Agency patch following a reflagging and repatching ceremony at Defense Health Agency Headquarters in Falls Church.

The DHA will reveal a new flag and seal in a ceremony August 20 to signify the unity of all services under one joint combat support agency.

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Ready Reliable Care Framework is Improving MHS Patient Care

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8/18/2021
Ready Reliable Care is the Military Health System's framework for ensuring high-quality health care across the force.

The Military Health System's Ready Reliable Care framework helps ensure high-quality health care for all service members, veterans and their families.

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Do You Need a Medical Alert ID? It Could Save Your Life

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8/18/2021
Graphic image of a person's forearm wearing a medical alert bracelet and a close-up of the bracelet.

Medical alert devices can save your life – never leave home without yours.

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Stay Hydrated for Optimal Performance

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8/10/2021
A soldier takes a drink from his canteen.

Proper hydration is key to optimal performance.

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Revamped Virtual Med Center Makes Health Care Feel Like a Video Game

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7/26/2021
Picture of the Virtual Medical Center

The Virtual Medical Center, a joint Department of Defense/VA incentive, is relaunching by the end of summer, leveraging emerging technologies to increase and improve accessibility, convenience, and efficiency of medical care for all registered users.

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Checking Iron Levels in Your Blood Could Save Your Life

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7/23/2021
Military personnel donating blood

Hemochromatosis, a disease in which too much iron builds up in our bodies, can cause organ failure if untreated, affecting service members’ readiness. However, it can be treated.

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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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Armed Services Blood Program Donors Keep the World Beating

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6/14/2021
Graphic about World Blood Donor Day

The ASBP recognizes its donors for making its “blood mission” possible around the world.

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Service members share what works for them to relieve stress

Article
5/27/2021
Military personnel in a yoga pose

Military Health System personnel share what works for them to relieve stress and maintain their mental health.

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How vision and hearing contribute to service members’ readiness

Article
5/26/2021
Military personnel preparing for night vision training

Hearing and sight are the two dominant human senses, both primordial for military service members’ readiness, health, and mission success.

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Stress relief is an important element to mental health

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5/24/2021
Military personnel playing with a therapy dog

For Mental Health Awareness Month, we learn how service members relieves their stress.

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Reducing the stigma and encouraging mental health care in the military

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5/18/2021
Military personnel wearing face masks talking

A mental health expert talks about the importance of reducing stigma by changing our vernacular to change the culture.

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Signs and symptoms of a stroke, and what to do about them

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5/18/2021
Infographic about the sign of a stroke

For Stroke Awareness Month, we highlight some of the most important facts about strokes in men and women.

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Teamwork, adaptability, service – MTFs shine during COVID-19 pandemic

Article
5/14/2021
People at screening area

MHS readiness was put to the test at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, in early 2020.

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