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TRICARE Online and MiCare have similarities, differences

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- TRICARE Online and MiCare Secure Messaging may seem to offer the same services, but there are important differences to these software...

200-plus Health Profession Education Program candidates selected from 20 career fields...

Air Force officials have selected more than 200 officers for the Air Force Medical Service Health Profession Education Program. Development team boards held this summer...

Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August...

Service members must be physically ready for deployment, CSM Troxell says

Army photograph by Sgt. Kelsey MillerSoldiers assigned to 1st Stryker Brigade executed the proposed Army Combat Readiness Test (ACRT) on Ready First Field,...

Changing Air Force healthcare through innovation

FALLS CHURCH, Va.-- Innovation is a buzzword often associated with new technology platforms or successful sports teams, but in reality innovation can apply anywhere...

Explaining TRICARE annual cost increases

Population growth, aging, and price increases for medical goods and services drive many health care costs in the U.S. In any given year, these price...

TRICARE pharmacy copays change Feb. 1

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Military pharmacies and TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery will remain the lowest cost pharmacy option for TRICARE beneficiaries when some TRICARE pharmacy...

The hazards of dietary supplements

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE- Idaho -- How are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? Have you been hitting the gym like you wanted to, modified...

Research, technology aid effort to help TBI patients

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Since the Vietnam War, doctors have seen an increase in service members returning from combat with traumatic brain injuries from blasts. At...

Tobacco: Pledge to quit, win teeth whitening kit

Many health benefits go along with quitting tobacco. An often-overlooked benefit is the positive effect on oral health. Davis-Monthan Dental Clinic is sponsoring a...

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