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Articles by Janet A. Aker, MHS Communications

Migraine Facts and Helpful Treatments

Article
6/17/2021
Military personnel receiving treatment for headaches

For migraine sufferers, there is help, and communication is key

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Think Sunscreen and Water for Summer Sun Safety

Article
6/16/2021
SPF written in sunblock on someone's arm

Sun safety tips to keep you aware and healthy

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Hernias: What Every Service Member Should Know

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6/11/2021
Military personnel performing a bench press

Hernias are common. What you need to know about diagnosing, treating, and preventing hernias

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Safety tips for the 101 critical days of summer

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6/3/2021
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Summer safety is no accident. Tips for a safe 101 days of summer.

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MHS quickly adapted to improve patient experience during pandemic

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5/19/2021
Military health personnel waiting for the next phone call on the COVID-19 advice line

MHS adapted technology to boost patient experience during pandemic

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Military medicine heroes recognized for COVID-19 pandemic response

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5/17/2021
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COVID-19 pandemic will affect military medicine for years to come, DHA Director Place tells HJF awards ceremony.

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Military nursing highlighted during National Nurses' Week

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5/11/2021
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Nurse facts by the numbers for 2021 Nurses’ Week

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Two Munson nurses at forefront of COVID-19 vaccination tracking

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5/11/2021
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Munson nurses Ashley Woodruff and Erin Richter are on forefront of inoculation and tracking of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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Navy nurse steps into Jacksonville community for COVID-19 vaccinations

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5/7/2021
Military health personnel wearing face mask discussing the COVID-19 vaccine program

Navy Cmdr. Glenn “Pete” Bradford is aiding the underserved Jacksonville community in COVID-19 vaccination mission

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Janssen COVID-19 vaccine returns to Military Health System

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5/4/2021
Military personnel wearing a face mask and a face shield administering the COVID-19 vaccine

Doses of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine became available April 29 to those in the Military Health System eligible and authorized to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.

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DOD offers financial advice for families & children

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4/30/2021
son of military personnel playing with a piggy bank

Spending plans are a good tactic for military families’ financial health

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