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Back to School Physicals

Posted August 10, 2012 by By 99th Medical Group

The Nellis Pediatric Clinic is hosting additional Sports/School Physical Nights on Aug. 13 and Aug. 22. Parents can call the appointment line at 653-CARE(2273) to schedule.

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Behind the Red Line in the Operating Room

Posted October 26, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

How staff at Nellis AFB helps to keep operating theaters clean......

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Ask the Doc

Posted February 22, 2013 by 99th Medical Group

Q. I’m an active-duty service member. My family and I are enrolled in Prime. I was told my Prime Service Area is going away. I thought I had to be TRICARE Prime no matter what. What happens now? A. You and your family remain covered under a Prime option. Since you live greater than 50…

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Warrior Fitness Center hosts community health fair

Posted May 24, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

The Warrior Fitness Center hosted its annual community health fair May 17 featuring 22 organizations from on and off base to promote comprehensive Airman fitness.

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Forward medical teams train, provide critical care

Posted September 20, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Bahja J. Jones Maj. Steve Blevins and Staff Sgt. Charles Orphe organize medical kits after a Mobile Field Medical Team and Expeditionary Critical Care Team exercise at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, Sept. 6. Blevins is a 379th Expeditionary Medical Operations Squadron MFST operation room…

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Q. What’s my copay for a prescription I get at a non-network pharmacy? A.TRICARE Pharmacy Copays or Cost-shares in the United States, Including American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Options include utilizing a Non-Network Pharmacy or a Host Nation Pharmacy. A Non-network Pharmacy can provide up to…

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Many unregulated nutritional supplements could be harmful

Posted April 18, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — With the summer season season fast approaching, many people are trying to get into shape. In addition to regular exercise, many Airmen take supplements to help speed up the process. However, there are no regulations determining what manufacturers can and cannot put into these supplements. Some of the many types…

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Beat heat illness; Stay cool, hydrated

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler With the temperature rising, it is important to watch for and prevent heat-related illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heat exhaustion signs include heavy sweating, weakness, fast or weak pulse, nausea or vomiting, fainting and cold, pale or clammy skin….

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Ask the Doc

Posted August 22, 2014 by 99th Medical Group

Q. Have health questions? Call the TRICARE Nurse Advice Line. A.Sometimes it’s hard to know when to seek medical help for urgent health problems. Having access to a trusted medical professional at a moment’s notice is invaluable. The new TRICARE Nurse Advice Line does just that. Starting April 25, 2014, all TRICARE beneficiaries in the continental…

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Airman and Family Readiness Center increases Autism Awareness

Posted April 13, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a free bi-monthly class to support Autism Awareness April 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The class comes at a critical time during the Month of the…

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