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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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Physical Disability Board of Review Process Chart

Fact Sheet
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

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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

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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

Infographic
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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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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Medical encounters, by condition, U.S. Armed Forces 2016

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5/25/2017
Medical encounters, by condition, U.S. Armed Forces 2016

This infographic documents the three burden of disease related conditions that accounted for the most medical encounters among the active component of the U.S. Armed Forces in 2016.

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Diabetes Mellitus

Infographic
3/17/2017
Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a group of chronic metabolic conditions characterized by high blood glucose levels resulting from a decreased ability to produce and or use insulin. DM-related metabolic abnormalities are associated with damage to various organs and tissues. From 2008 - 2015, a total of 9,092 incident cases of DM were reported among active duty service members. This infographic provides details on the overall incidence rates of type 1 and 2 DM cases per 100,000 person-years. It also provides information about service members at higher risk of diabetes.

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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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Pediatric Clinical Preventive Services

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8/9/2016

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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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