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MHS Health Care Glossary

Military Health System Health Care Glossary serves as the official repository and consolidated reference (as a secondary source) for terms and definitions used within the MHS. Some terms may have multiple and varying definitions based on the context and primary source of authority. Note that certain definitions may be approved only for limited use in a single primary reference document, while others may have broad applicability in multiple contexts and issuances. To determine the most appropriate definition in a particular context, consult all relevant source documents. Any disparities between this Glossary and primary sources are unintentional, and the primary source shall control.

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Feb 27, 2024

Ebola

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Feb 27, 2024

Contraceptive Care Q&A

The Defense Department is committed to improving access to reproductive health services. If eligible, you’ll be able to get all of your contraceptive services from one place. You don’t have to make an appointment. And you don’t need referrals. You can find walk-in contraceptive services within military hospitals and clinics. Below is a list of ...

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