The following articles were recently posted on Health.mil:
New fact sheets give providers working with vision-impaired patients better information on how to provide customized care. The Military Health System’s Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) recently updated training materials for health care providers who care for the large number of service members with visual impairments, as well as the estimated 165,000 blinded veterans and aging baby boomers in the military and veteran health care systems.
Full story: www.health.mil/News/Articles/
2015/03/26/Vision-Center-of- Excellence-Opens-Eyes-on-Best- Care-Practices
Learn about Brain Injuries this Month
March 25, 2015
The Military Health System continues to emphasize Brain Injury Awareness this month. Learning about brain injury can not only help prevent unnecessary injury, but can help you understand different types of injuries and how you can help someone who has experienced a brain trauma.
Read What Olympian Gold Medalist, Allyson Felix Has to Say About the UltimateMe PALA+ Challenge
March 25, 2015
As an Olympian, it is important to me that I keep my body in tip-top shape to perform the best I can. I’m excited that The UltimateMe PALA+ Challenge will encourage service members and their families to be as passionate about caring for their bodies as I am. Take aim at goals for your fitness and nutrition and keep at it each week. You’ll not only earn a Presidential Active Lifestyle Award, but you’ll work towards a better, healthier body for yourself.