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HealthPOWER! Prevention News Summer 2016

 

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Summer 2016 HealthPOWER! Prevention News

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From the Editor—It’s late July, and the peak time for all the things that make summer, summer—picnics and outdoor grilling, lounging and swimming at the shore or pool, time off with family and friends, and, yes, mosquito bites, sunburns, and poison ivy rashes.  Read more...

FEATURE ARTICLE

New NCP Clinician Coaching Videos Added to EES Library—NCP has updated its clinician coaching video collection, and in collaboration with the VHA Employee Education System (EES), has added 3 new videos to the EES video library.  Read more... 

SUMMER SHOWCASE ARTICLE

Stories from the Field: It Has Everything!—The Veterans Health Library—U.S. Navy Vietnam Veteran Paul Baros was an antisubmarine air crewman tasked with detecting and classifying enemy nuclear submarines. He served from 1969 - 1973, spending some of that time on the U.S.S. Ticonderoga.  Read more...

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MOVE! SUCCESS STORY

Veteran John Crago Discusses How MOVE! Helped Him End His Long-Standing Relationship With ‘Jumbo John’ and Lose 142 Pounds—“Four days after my discharge from the U.S. Navy, I enrolled in college…and shortly thereafter, I met Jumbo John, aka ‘JJ.’ He was friendly and agreeable, and we became virtually inseparable. He introduced me to the college diet—hot dogs and beer—and as a result, I graduated a ‘bigger’ man. JJ and I started a friendship that would last for decades.  Read more...

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