5 Ways To Deal With A Sports Injury

Introduction Almost everyone will probably experience an injury, whether minor or more serious, at least once in their lives – especially those who regularly participate in sports. Athletes are more exposed to such situations as they play sports more frequently. Sports injuries can range from hamstring pain and skin bruises to sprains and body pains.… Read More

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What was Executive Order 13139?

Introduction Executive Order 13139 – entitled Improving Health Protection of Military Personnel Participating in Particular Military Operations – as an executive order (EO) issued by US President Bill Clinton on 30 September 1999. Purpose It outlines the conditions under which Investigational New Drug (IND) and off-label pharmaceuticals can be administered to US service members. An… Read More

What Dental Issues Disqualify You From The US Military?

A sense of duty to their country is usually the motivation behind a person’s decision to enlist in the US military, especially if they were brought up in a patriotic family. However, even in patriotic families, potential recruits must follow the medical requirements, which is undertaken at the MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) or your… Read More

6 Treatment Options For Foot Pain

Your feet are a very important part of your body. They are also the body part that exerts a lot of effort in helping move you get from one place to another – carrying you through the day-to-day activities you will have to accomplish. When you give it some thought, once your feet give up… Read More

COVID-19 & the Spanish Influenza: Combating an Invisible Enemy

Research Paper Title Combating an invisible enemy: the American military response to global pandemics. Abstract The present moment is not the first time that America has found itself at war with a pathogen during a time of international conflict. Between crowded barracks at home and trenches abroad, wartime conditions helped enable the spread of influenza… Read More

Following Up an Outbreak of Yersinia Enterocolitica in the Norwegian Armed Forces

Research Paper Title Yersinia enterocolitica: A Follow-up of the Outbreak in the Norwegian Armed Forces in 2014. Background In the spring of 2014, there was an outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica (YE) gastroenteritis in four Norwegian military camps-the largest outbreak ever reported in Norway. YE is usually transmitted via food, and the gastrointestinal disease caused by… Read More

What are Soldiers’ Attitudes Toward Behavioural Health Profiles in the US Army?

Research Paper Title Soldier Attitudes Toward Behavioural Health Profiles in the US Army. Background Behavioural health (BH) readiness is a critical component of US Army personnel readiness. Medical providers issue BH profiles in order to communicate BH-related duty limitations to the commander and reflect BH force readiness on both micro/macro-levels. A recent report indicates BH… Read More