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first_img355TH MEDICAL GROUPThe 355th Medical Group is housed in the Medical Treatment Facility, a well-maintained, 55-year-old building and $19 million, 45,000-square-foot addition to help better focus on wellness and patient-centered care. The Ambulatory Health Care Facility addition opened July 3, 2002. The staff includes dozens of physicians, physician extenders and several dentists who offer a wide range of medical and dental specialties.The 355th Medical Group averages more than 8,000 outpatient visits, about 23,000 laboratory procedures and 25,000 filled prescriptions each month. The providers and technicians maintain the highest level of professional competency and participate in training affiliation agreements with several civilian institutions, which include St. Joseph’s Hospital, Tucson Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. There are no emergency services at the facility, so members needing urgent care are directed to one of the many off-base facilities with these capabilities.Also, the clinic is closed in the morning every third Thursday for readiness training and reopens at 12:30 p.m.DENTAL CLINICThe dental clinic has the capability to treat active-duty military members with most dental conditions except orthodontics. Active-duty military family members are encouraged to enroll in the TRICARE Dental Program since they are not eligible for scheduled appointments at the base dental clinic. Dental clinic hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment during normal duty hours, call 520-228-2652/2651/2650. Screening appointments for dental urgent care can be scheduled by calling 520-228-2778.THE APPOINTMENT SYSTEMCentral appointment personnel are available to answer the telephone 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. If you are unable to keep your scheduled appointment, call the appointment desk at least 2 hours in advance to cancel so another patient may be scheduled. An appointment that is not canceled 2 hours in advance of the scheduled time will be considered a “no-show,” and an appropriate letter may be forwarded to the individual’s commander and first sergeants. Patients can also cancel their appointment after duty hours from 4:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. by calling the central appointment line. Appointments are scheduled according to the member’s primary care manager: Flight Medicine, Coyote, Scorpion, Eagle and Fox teams.Central AppointmentsActive duty, TRICARE Prime and Standard 520-228-27786:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Cancellations (after hours) 520-228-2778, Option 2Referral cancellations 520-228-1501PharmacyHours (Monday through Friday)Main 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Clinic 520-228-1924Satellite Refill 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Satellite 520-228-3019Satellite Refill 520-228-5007The pharmacies are closed weekends and federal holidays. Both pharmacies are also closed in the morning every third Thursday for training but will open by 1 p.m.TRICARE OPERATIONS & PATIENT ADMINISTRATIONTOPA consists of two elements: TRICARE and Patient Administration.The flight consists of the medical evaluation board, referral management, patient advocacy, dependent relocation clearances, Exceptional Family Member Program-Medical, medical records, release of information, HIPAA, line of duty, patient registration, eligibility verification, admissions and dispositions, health benefits, TRICARE claims assistance and aeromedical evacuation. TOPA is in Building 400.HEALTH PROMOTIONHealth Promotion offers awareness, education and intervention programs focusing on lifestyle and behavior change. The office offers classes on nutrition (weight management, diabetes and cholesterol), tobacco cessation, stress awareness, parenting, women’s health, injury prevention and high blood pressure awareness. For more information, call 520-228-2294.VETERINARY SERVICESDavis-Monthan veterinary services provide health care only for animals belonging to active-duty and retired members, along with their dependents. Everyone living on base must register their dogs or cats with veterinary services within 10 duty days of their arrival. Other veterinary services include HomeAgain microchips, health certificates for travel, routine vaccinations of dogs and cats, and examinations for diseases that are transmittable between animals and humans or present possible health hazards to the community. The clinic is open 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Hours are subject to change based on mission requirements. Vaccinations are done by appointment only. For more information, call 520-228-3529.last_img read more

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Watch Keala Settle Sing The Greatest Showman’s ‘This Is Me’ on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

first_imgBroadway veteran Keala Settle has had a whirlwind start to the year. The super talent acquired a devoted group of new fans when the movie musical The Greatest Showman premiered, featuring Settle taking on her first major film role. If that wasn’t enough, “This Is Me,” a new hit song by Dear Evan Hansen Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, sung by Settle, was nominated for an Academy Award. Waitress alum Settle paid a visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show on February 21 to show off the hit song. Watch her deliver the showstopping number below and don’t miss the chance to experience The Greatest Showman for yourself. View Commentslast_img read more

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15th JNC to fill a circuit vacancy

first_img15th JNC to fill a circuit vacancy The 15th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the circuit bench created by the impending retirement of Judge Jack Cook, effective April 30.Applicants must have been a member of the Bar for the preceding five years, registered voters, and reside in Palm Beach County upon assuming office.The application form may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website at www.floridabar.org. A completed application plus nine copies and one compact disk or flash drive containing a duplicate of the completed application in Adobe.pdf format must be delivered to Palm Beach County Bar Association Office, 1601 Belvedere Road, Suite 302 East, West Palm Beach 33406 no later than 5 p.m., March 15. The inclusion of a recent photograph is required.Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1 (if needed). March 1, 2011 Regular Newscenter_img 15th JNC to fill a circuit vacancylast_img read more

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Parkinson’s disease diagnosis may be preceded by increased risk of injury-causing falls

first_imgYears before Parkinson’s disease (PD) is diagnosed, patients may be at higher risk for injurious falls or hip fractures, according to research published this week in PLOS Medicine. Peter Nordström and colleagues at Umeå University, Sweden, found that patients with PD were more likely to have had a hip fracture or injurious fall in the years preceding their diagnosis than controls without PD, and individuals who suffered injurious falls were more likely than controls with no fall-related injuries to be diagnosed with PD in the following years.Nordström and colleagues used data from the Swedish National Patient Register to identify 24,412 Swedish citizens who were diagnosed with PD between 1988 and 2012, matching each case with up to ten controls (a total of 243,363). During an average of 20 years prior to PD diagnosis, 18.0% of cases and 11.5% of controls had at least one fall that caused an injury requiring emergency care. After adjusting for other factors that might affect an individual’s risk of a fall, PD was associated with a 19% higher risk of injurious falls up to ten years before diagnosis and with a 36% higher risk of hip fracture more than 15 years before diagnosis, with stronger associations closer to the diagnosis.In a second cohort, 622,333 individuals with a record of injurious falls were matched with individuals with no history of falls. The researchers found 0.7% of individuals with an injurious fall and 0.5% of controls were diagnosed with PD during follow-up, and after adjusting for other factors, there was an 18% greater risk of PD diagnosis in the ten years following an injurious fall. Share on Facebook LinkedIn Email Sharecenter_img The use of diagnoses obtained from registers means PD could not be clinically confirmed, which may limit the accuracy of these findings. Additionally, this study cannot prove that there is a shared causal link between injurious falls and PD and the findings need to be confirmed in other settings and populations. Nevertheless, this study provides insights into the early stages of PD. The authors say: “These findings suggest that clinically relevant neurodegenerative impairment could be present many years before the clinical onset of the disease.” Pinterest Share on Twitterlast_img read more

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Q&A: 574 head Max Mason on taking LSH sales online only

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Antigua and Barbuda – 19 cases with two fatalities

first_img Oct 16, 2020 This is a further call for the personal responsibility of everyone to strictly observe the Covid protocols to include: practicing personal hygiene etiquette, social distancing, stay at home, quarantining and isolation as appropriate. Oct 16, 2020 A healthy person is less susceptible, but not immune from the consequences of Covid. CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak Even though those who succumbed to the virus had comorbidities, we all are susceptible to the consequences of Covid directly, or indirectly and therefore should be extremely vigilant. Oct 15, 2020 You may be interested in… Covid is a potential death sentence for all of us, especially the negligent and indisciplined.center_img OPM, Antigua/Barbuda – Our nation now has 19 persons who tested positive for the Corona virus and two fatalities. Barbados releases new COVID-19 Travel Protocols Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC Let us work diligently and collectively to defeat Covid. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Oct 16, 2020 CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’… April 10 Update – two news cases OPM, St. Johns, Antigua and Barbuda – The most recent results received by the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) revealed two new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of persons with the disease in Antigua and Barbuda…April 11, 2020In “General”CARICOM IMPACS And The United Kingdom Step Up The Fight Against COVID-19 By Donating Basic Sanitation Supplies To PrisonsThe CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) with the generous support of the British High Commission, Port of Spain, answered the call to support the prison in Antigua and Barbuda by donating basic sanitation supplies to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The sanitation supplies included…May 25, 2020In “Antigua & Barbuda”Antigua to test all passengers for COVID-19 on arrivalST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government says every person entering the country will need to be tested and will undergo mandatory quarantine, after the island recorded 39 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) from individuals who recently arrived in the country. Officials say all 39 had been…June 26, 2020In “General”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

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Advance Auto Parts Appoints Todd Greener Senior Vice President, Supply Chain

first_imgROANOKE, Va. – Advance Auto Parts has appointed Todd Greener as senior vice president, supply chain.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementIn this role, Greener will be instrumental in executing Advance’s system-wide supply chain integration and transportation strategy. He will report to Charles Tyson, executive vice president, merchandising, marketing and supply chain, and will be based in Raleigh, N.C.Greener spent more than 20 years at General Electric Co., most recently serving as general manager, appliance distribution operations, within GE Appliances. He also held leadership positions within GE Transportation, GE Lighting and GE Corporate Audit Staff. Greener holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Ind.last_img read more

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Opening of Messer’s first ASU in Vietnam

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Air Liquide participates in Paris science show

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Nurse sings to elderly woman dying of cancer, holds her hand

first_imgNurse sings to elderly woman dying of cancer, holds her hand Published: October 28, 2017 10:23 AM EDT Updated: October 28, 2017 10:28 AM EDT Do you see a typo or an error? Let us know. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBS NEW YORK) A kindhearted nurse went above and beyond the call of duty to bring comfort to one of her patients who was dying of cancer.Nurse Olivia Neufelder sat with Margaret Smith for hours as her anesthesia wore off.Smith’s daughter, Megan, shared a touching and emotional video on Facebook of the nurse holding her mother’s hand and singing her a song.“You never left her side by choice!” Smith wrote. “Words cannot describe the appreciation and love we feel for nurse Olivia who mom calls her angel! Your dedication to your patients is beyond any that I have seen, you truly are a beam of light and I cannot thank you enough for the compassion and care and love you shared for my mother. God bless you Olivia!”Neufelder said her heart breaks thinking about losing Margaret.“Knowing that she will be dancing in the heavens and singing with the angels helps me find peace during this somber time,” Neufelder said. “This experience has challenged me in many ways.”The nurse hopes those who watch the video see what true compassion looks like and begin to practice it themselves.“I pray this story helps people find comfort through a dark time they may be going through,” she said.Margaret was later moved from the hospital to a nursing home, where she reportedly died on Wednesday, according to CBS46. SHARElast_img read more

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