WHAT'S INSIDE: MEDICINE

Medicine has to do with diseases and conditions that affect the entire body. In this section, learn about testing and treatment plans including the medicines used to prevent and treat a range of diseases and conditions.
  • ER
  • First Aid
  • Healthcare System
  • Medications
  • Modern Medicine
  • Surgeries & Procedures
  • Tests & Treatment
  • Army Medicine
FEATURED: MEDICINE
Are you prepared for an emergency situation?
FPO

On the battlefield, something as simple as the flu can spell disaster for soldiers, and they often face much more exotic pathogens. Thus, one of a U.S. Army doctor's main goals is preventing troop illness. But how?

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