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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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Speech-Language Pathologists aid Wounded Warriors

Article
6/16/2016
A Marine takes a hearing test (U.S. Army photo)

Up to 20 percent of military active duty service members traumatically injured during deployments who were admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center exhibited difficulty swallowing and eating, a condition called dysphagia

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Heroes of Military Medicine take the stage at D.C. ceremony

Article
5/6/2016
At the Heroes of Military Medicine ceremony Thursday, May 5, 2016, in Washington, D.C., honorees Patrick Downes, Jessica Kensky and Capt. Ferris Butler share the stage with Annemarie Orr, Kelly McGaughey, Lt. Col. Kyle Potter and Art Molnar.

A combination of military medical professionals and civilian and military patients were honored Thursday, May 5, 2016, during the Heroes of Military Medicine Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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Research key to progress in PTSD, TBI care, DoD experts say

Article
4/27/2016
Depressed soldier

Doctors updated a Senate Armed Services Committee panel on the Defense Department’s research, diagnosis and treatment for PTSD and TBI

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Conditions and Treatments | Posttraumatic Stress Disorder | Traumatic Brain Injury

Occupational therapy: Restoring function and promoting independence

Article
4/22/2016
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Logo

Occupational Therapy is arguably the most misunderstood clinic in the hospital

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Spring allergies? Or just a cold?

Article
4/15/2016
Allergies come from sensitivity to “allergens” such as seasonal pollen, and they’re not contagious. Common allergens in spring include plant pollens. (Courtesy photo)

Both colds and seasonal allergies make you feel miserable, but you can take steps to avoid or at least take the edge off them

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Military brain injury expert: Everyone’s ability to recover is different

Article
3/17/2016
Air Force Maj. Michael Matchette, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Support Squadron radiologist, reviews CT scans from a trauma patient to determine the severity of the injuries at the Air Force Theater Hospital.

Dr. Heechin Chae explains how everyone is different when it comes to recovering from traumatic brain injuries.

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Medical histories show what health conditions run in the family

Article
2/17/2016
Doctors gain valuable insight by asking their patients about their family health history. Health problems, like diabetes and heart disease, can be higher-risk for patients whose family members have a history of certain ailments.  (U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Dietrich)

Your family health history gives doctors an opportunity to see what health problems run in the family. By knowing this, steps can be taken to reduce the risk of ailments, such as diabetes.

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Review of the Scientific Evidence of Using Population Normative Values for Post-Concussive Computerized Neurocognitive Assessments

Report
2/10/2016

Review of the Scientific Evidence of Using Population Normative Values for Post-Concussive Computerized Neurocognitive Assessments

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Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control

Presentation
2/10/2016

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Perspectives of a Deployed Combat Hospital Commander

Presentation
2/10/2016

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6th Medical Group Overview and Mental Health Suicides PTSD and VA Collaboration

Presentation
11/9/2015

6th Medical Group Overview and Mental Health/Suicides/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Veterans Affairs Collaboration

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Decision Brief NBH Subcommittee Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics 4 Tasking

Presentation
11/9/2015

Decision Brief: Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics 4 Tasking

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DoD Instruction 6490.13: Comprehensive Policy on Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Neurocognitive Assessments by the Military Services

Policy

This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes standard elements, pursuant to section 722 of Public Law 111-383, requiring the implementation of a comprehensive neurocognitive assessment policy in the Military Services.

Neurological Behavioral Health Subcommittee Update

Presentation
8/20/2015

Neurological/Behavioral Health Subcommittee Update

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USAMRIID Biosafety Biosecurity Biosurety and Ebola Response Support

Presentation
8/20/2015

U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease Biosafety/Biosecurity/Biosurety and Ebola Response Support

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