• Do you have a ‘lazy eye’?

    Amblyopia, also commonly referred to as a “lazy eye”, is a vision disorder in which the brain fails to fully process input from one eye and, over time, favors the other eye.

  • 6th OMRS physical therapy team keeps warfighters ready

    At the 6th Medical Group, the physical therapy clinic provides individuals with the tools they need to implement a solid injury prevention self-program. The staff are experts in helping patients establish goals, improve biomechanics, provide individualized fitness programs, as well as provide

  • MacDill’s safety tips for 'Critical Days of Summer'

    Heat stroke. Dehydration. Sunburn. Rashes. Cramps. What do all of these illnesses have in common? They can be all induced from exposure to hot temperatures during the summer, and with Memorial Day weekend in a few days, the 6th Air Refueling Wing safety office has started its 101 Critical Days of

  • Mosquito surveillance underway at MacDill

    West Nile Virus and other mosquito borne diseases that can lead to serious illness or death can be a concern this time of year. However, positive steps are taken each year at MacDill to prevent mosquito infestations that could lead to infections. During mosquito season, public health will be

  • 6th MDG restructures, improves medical readiness

    The 6th Medical Group from MacDill Air Force Base re-designated two medical squadrons to improve operational readiness for uniformed personnel, June 14 and 24.The re-designations are a part of an Air Force Medical Service reform effort that was directed by the Secretary of the Air Force after a