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Purple Dog Tag Launches; Provides Hope and Healing to Thousands of US Servicemen & Veterans

Purpledogtag.com Offers Easy Way for Every American to Stand Behind Our Troops BOSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ron Lawner's Catalyst (RLC), a company focused on creating awareness for the most underserved and at-risk groups in our country, today annou...

Tissue Bank Makes it Easier for Injured Servicemen and Women

EDISON, N.J., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) will provide military hospitals with special access to tissue needed for cartilage and joint repair for injured servicemen and women. Military hospitals and facilities will be given priority in obtaining tis...

U.S. Navy Offers Intralase No-Blade Lasik for Servicemen

The U.S. Navy recently began to pay Lasik surgery costs for serviceman who use no-blade Lasik eye surgeons. Dr. Dello Russo, one of the pioneers who introduced// this method, celebrates the endorsement and explains the Navy's choice. Dello Russo comments on the most recent endorsement of the ...

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees

...while this particular foot is new to the public, the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration have been using it for some time to benefit servicemen returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as with veterans of past wars. The good news is that it's now available to amputees in our area." ...

Traveling Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall Comes to Seattle

...ugh Sunday, August 16, the replica is eight feet high and 240 feet long. Its black, reflective surface is inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 servicemen and women who died or are missing in Vietnam. Paper and pencils will be provided so visitors can make rubbings of names etched on the wall. ...

Give Life for the Fourth of July

...ance of Independence Day, in recognition of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country and freedom, or in honor of thousands of U.S. servicemen and women. A single blood donation can help save the lives of three people. People can give blood every 56 days. You can also help by organizin...

Raytheon Donates $100,000 to Fisher House Boston

...r House sites in other states across the country, we're so pleased to welcome Fisher House to Massachusetts so that we can further honor New England's servicemen and women and their families." In addition to its generous gift, Raytheon is sponsoring a series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on New En...

Blood Donors Are Heroes, Too

...lthcare Week from May 10-16, National Emergency Medical Services Week from May 17-23, Fleet Week from May 20-27 in New York City honoring thousands of servicemen and women from the U.S. Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard; and Memorial Day weekend, honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our co...

Coalition to Salute America's Heroes(TM) Applauds President's Announcement to Create Joint Virtual Lifetime Records

... fight in the War on Terror, more than 33,000 have returned severely wounded. As such, the Veterans Administration is overwhelmed and too many wounded servicemen and women are waiting up to 18 months for their benefits to kick in. "Any measure the federal government takes to make it easier for these Americ...

Poultry and diabetics at risk from gas gangrene bug

...heart. "Gas gangrene is not just a historical curiosity", said Professor Titball, "In the past it has been a major cause of death and disability in servicemen injured on the battlefield, although it is rarely a problem now because of the prompt treatment that casualties receive. However it does occasionally ...
Servicemen in Medical Technology

Researchers Report First Successful Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury

...ll is far greater. Traumatic brain injury has also been described as the signature injury of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. As many as 400,000 U.S. servicemen have been exposed to blast injuries and could have varying degrees of TBI. Application of HBOT to these veterans could have a significant impact on th...
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