Army Announces 2013 Warrior Games Team - Alexandria, Va. – The
Warrior Transition Command announced the Army team for the 2013 Warrior
Games today. Wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans trained and
competed for months to be one of 50 athletes representing the Army team.
TRICARE Offers New
Prescription Coverage to Help Kick Tobacco - TRICARE
beneficiaries living in the United States now have a new weapon in
their fight to kick the tobacco habit. Tobacco cessation medications
are now covered...
Primary Care Clinic (formerly Family
Medicine) to become Appointment-Based clinic in January, with Urgent
Care incorporated -
As MEDDAC transitions into the new Patient Centered Medical Home
(PCMH), the goal is to provide a robust and comprehensive
patient-focused primary care experience for beneficiaries and their
Suicide Prevention; Asking for help is a sign of
strength - If your battle buddy, friend or Family members give
any hints or clues of thinking about suicide, remember ACE
suicide prevention training.
Focus on Suicide Awareness and Prevention during designated month
and all year long - Each year, September marks Suicide
Prevention and Awareness Month. Ask yourself this question: Who is
responsible for suicide prevention? The answer should be a
resounding We all are!
TRICARE Online offers safe and secure access to personal
health data as well as options on how to access - TRICARE Online
(TOL), the Department of Defense (DoD) patient portal, offers
convenient, safe and secure access to personal health data including
allergy profile, medication profile, problem lists, encounter notes,
and even lab results.
Don't Delay - Update DEERS Today - Did you know that
you or a family member could lose medical benefits if you do not
update your information on the Defense Eligibility Enrollment
Reporting System (DEERS)?
10 Tips to a great plate - Making food choices for a healthy
lifestyle can be as simple as using these 10 Tips. Use the ideas in
this list to balance your calories, to choose foods to eat more
often, and to cut back on...
Army Provider Level Satisfaction Surveys allow beneficiaries to
voice their opinions, earn monies for improvements at MEDDAC -
Have you received a survey in the mail weeks after your appointment
Autism: Taking steps locally to determine whether autism exists in
the family and where help is available - If you are a military
member or TRICARE beneficiary who is concerned that autism or one of
Oral Hygiene During Pregnancy - Pregnancy is a very important
and special time in your life. It is essential that you take care of
your teeth and gums during this time due to the fact that
MEDDAC Sends Rabies Awareness Reminder - Soldiers, DOD civilians
and contractors who may have been bitten or scratched while deployed
are strongly encouraged to get a medical check-up and treatment as
soon as possible. Likewise, Families of these redeployed personnel
Healthy Heart - Heart Felt Facts - According to the
Centers for Disease Control, about every 25 seconds an American will
have a coronary event. It is well known that heart disease is the
number one cause of death in America. Coronary artery disease is the
Some Recommended Ways to Exercise
looking for ways to exercise your heart? Do you need some ideas? The
following is a list of the many possibilities! Start today!
Soldiers who smoke have increased injury risk;
reduced muscle endurance - Nearly one-third of active-duty
service members smoke, and that figure increases among troops in a
Rabies Fact Sheet - Rabies is a viral disease affecting
the central nervous system. It is transmitted from infected animals
to man and usually causes death once...