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The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news and information about the AFMS. The new app is a mobile version of the AFMS website, and lets users customize their experience based on the Air Force military treatment facility (MTF) they use. This way, patients can get information about clinic
0 7/06
2017
Master Sgt. William Jackson, 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medical Squadron superintendent, and Tech. Sgt. Anssa Knight, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron NCO in charge of diagnostic imaging, pose in front of a display commemorating Black History Month Feb. 2, 2017 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Jackson and Knight gave their own money and time to achieve their vision of creating education-focused displays and programming honoring Black History Month. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi/released) Air Commandos bring passion, pride to Black History Month display
Air Commandos visiting the Cannon clinic might have noticed some new displays this month--from the banners that greet them at the front door to the model P-51 Mustang soaring over their heads. The multimedia display honoring Black History Month was planned and accomplished by Master Sgt. William Jackson, 27th Special Operations Aerospace Medical
0 2/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Protect your skin in the colder months
It’s cold outside and you might think that sun protection is for the summer.  Even though the temperature is cooler, the sun is still powerful, so continue to wear sunscreen with sun protective factor (SPF) of at least 15 with both UVA and UVB protection every day.Though you may want that sun-kissed look year round, you should stay away from indoor
0 1/11
2017
Default Air Force Logo Health Alert: Curry County sees rise in Fifth Disease
Recently, there has been a slight spike of Fifth disease in children living in Curry County, N.M.  The Cannon Air Force Base Public Health Office has collaborated with the Cannon Pediatric Clinic and local county health departments to investigate the situation.  Normally, a rise in Fifth disease cases will frequently occur in school age children
0 1/03
2017
A sign promoting an Armed Services Blood Program blood drive sits outside of bldg. 54 on Nov. 16, 2016, Cannon AFB, N.M. The ASBP hosts a blood drive at Cannon approximately once every two months and facilitates more than 50 donors each visit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released) Air commandos donate blood, save lives
Air commandos donated blood during an Armed Services Blood Program blood drive in bldg. 54 on Nov. 16, 2016, at the 27th Special Operations Wing. The ASBP, a joint field operating agency established more than 60 years ago, hosted the drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in order to accumulate blood used for military blood transfusions. Army medical
0 12/21
2016
Local healthcare providers mingle with 27th Special Operations Medical Group medics December 9, 2016 at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The providers visited the medical group’s open house in order to learn more about Air Commando Medics and the community they support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Shelby Kay-Fantozzi/released) Community medical partners visit Cannon
In an effort to continue good relations with local health providers and invite new subspecialty providers to join the Cannon network, the 27th Special Operations Medical Group welcomed community partners to its annual open house Friday.Healthcare providers from a range of specialties took the opportunity to market their services in hopes of helping
0 12/13
2016
Tech. Sgt. Anissa Knight, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron NCO-in charge of diagnostic imaging, simulates taking an X-ray with the assistance of Senior Airman Efren Armenta Herrera, 27th SOMDSS diagnostic imagining technologist, at 27th Special Operations Medical Group, Oct. 25, 2016. Diagnostic imaging technologists assist physicians by taking comprehensive X-rays of afflicted body parts in settings ranging from surgery centers to imaging rooms. These professionals utilize highly sophisticated equipment and an intimate knowledge of human anatomy to help generate reliable imagery and treat their patients. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz/released) The eyes of medicine
Granting sight where physicians of the past were rendered blind, diagnostic imaging technologists are revered as the eyes of medicine.Technologists assist physicians by taking comprehensive X-rays of afflicted body parts in settings ranging from surgery centers to imaging rooms. These professionals utilize highly sophisticated equipment and an
0 11/10
2016
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