• Many unregulated nutritional supplements could be harmful

    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 of supplements that individuals take
  • New bone marrow clinic opens at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center

    The Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center took a step forward in the assistance of bone marrow treatments across the world by opening a bone marrow clinic.Of the 30,000 people in need of a bone marrow transplant each year, 500 are Department of Defense members. "By establishing the program here, we are increasing the size of the national
  • TRICARE benefit remains unchanged under new contractor

    Following the recent announcement that UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans will replace TriWest Healthcare Alliance as the TRICARE West Region health care contractor, beneficiaries and health care providers have been asking how this change will affect them.One thing doesn't change: the TRICARE benefit. TRICARE remains committed to providing the
  • VA medical center opens, keeps strong ties to Mike O’Callaghan

    Las Vegas's newest Veterans Affairs Medical Center will continue a long history of teamwork and cooperation with the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center.The VAMC was dedicated Aug. 6, and is estimated to service around 60,000 veterans living in Nevada. Many of those veterans currently receive care from the Mike O'Callaghan FMC."This is not a
  • Back to School Physicals

    The Nellis Pediatric Clinic is hosting additional Sports/School Physical Nights on Aug. 13 and 22. Parents must call the appointment line at 653-CARE(2273) to schedule. These appointments are for routine physicals on children aged 5-17 years only. Providers will not be addressing additional issues or medication refills at those times.
  • Resiliency training for SNCOs

    Resiliency training will be held Aug. 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the base theater for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers here at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. For military members and their families resiliency is often associated with stressors that derive from being new to the military - encounters such as tragedy,

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