Army nurse gains insight on cancer battle

FORT BLISS, Texas — Army Capt. Kelly Elmlinger, a military nurse and cancer survivor, shared a story of resilience and recovery April 6 during...

Overcoming the shadow of death: An Airman’s fight against depression

Air Force photographStaff Sgt. Srun Sookmeewiriya, 313th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron NCO in charge of reports, holds up a picture of him and...

Early prevention leads to lifetime of smiles

Every February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about...

Protect those pearly whites

Sports activities are a common hobby that many Airmen enjoy. Unfortunately, many sports carry some risk of injury. A commonly overlooked area prone to...

The science behind why you should stop chugging so many energy...

Army photograph by SFC JB JasoSpec. Kyle Lauth, assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, sips an energy drink before a...

Heavy drinking: Highway to disaster , path of no return

Heavy drinking is defined as consuming five or more standard drinks in one sitting. It is also considered “high risk” drinking due to the...

Spit tobacco smokeless: Can still cause cancer

Although smokeless tobacco does not come with the danger of breathing hot smoke full of chemicals into the lungs, which is known to cause...

200-plus Health Profession Education Program candidates selected from 20 career fields...

Air Force officials have selected more than 200 officers for the Air Force Medical Service Health Profession Education Program. Development team boards held this summer...

Women can prolong their lives by taking these steps

Everyone -- children and adults and men and women -- should take charge of their own health to ensure they’re able to live a...

Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August...

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