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  • Former chief, long-time DGMC volunteer dies

    Salvatore DiMarco, a fixture in the medical community at Travis Air Force Base, California, died Dec. 10, 2020, at age 85 of heart failure after a battle with cancer.Between active-duty service and volunteering, DiMarco was a part of Travis AFB for more than 40 years.

  • Pathologists: Medicine’s private investigators

    Pathologists are board-certified medical doctors or doctors of osteopathy who analyze blood, tissue, cells and body fluids to determine the cause, origin and nature of disease or death. They also monitor testing to answer questions a provider may have about a specimen.

  • Staff sergeant shows resiliency in fight with cancer

    “You have stage two unfavorable Hodgkin’s lymphoma.”Those were the words Staff Sgt. Teresa Monteon heard her doctor say on October 19, 2015. The weight of those words hit her hard and she cried.“I was scared,” said Monteon. “My whole world just shifted. I was so excited to come to Travis and work in

  • Ask a sports doc: Knee pain

    Dear Sports Doc,I heard recently that steroid injections for my knee might be damaging but they seem to be the only thing that helps with my knee pain. Should I keep getting them?Sincerely,Can’t Walk

  • ‘World kid’ attributes music, athletic talents to military upbringing

    There are times when being a military kid is difficult. There is no place to really call home, no friends you’ve grown up with since kindergarten, and no sports team or club that has invested in you through childhood. However, in between frequent moves, changing friends and new adjustments lies