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Fact or Fiction: Preventive Medicine in the Army
A lot of preventive medicine in the U.S. Army is similar to civilian medicine, but when troops are traveling to exotic locations or are out on the battlefield, they encounter illnesses that most of us don't have to worry about. Think you know a lot about preventive Army medicine? Test your knowledge with this quiz! Read more »
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