TRICARE now provides breast pumps, lactation counseling

Mothers that choose to breast feed their infants might be surprised to learn that TRICARE updated its coverage to include breast pumps and supplies...

Mental health: To go or not to go

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada (AFNS) -- (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting...

June is Men’s Health Month

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. (AFNS) -- Each June, a congressional health education program is promoted to heighten the awareness of preventable health...

Critical days of summer upon us

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, ARIZONA -- With the beginning of the Critical Days of Summer, we are reminded to make safe decisions this summer. “The Air Force...

Memorial Day weekend safety tips

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski)Chief Master Sgt. Brian Morgan wishes departing Airmen and their family members a happy...

Enroll newborns in TRICARE within 60 days of birth

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Service members are reminded to enroll their newborns into TRICARE within 60 days of birth or 120 days...

Supplements: Awareness is a serious matter

(U.S. Air Force Illustration/Staff Sgt. Miguel Lara III)When it comes to nutritional supplements, specifically fitness supplements designed to make the “Average Joe” into...

The hazards of dietary supplements

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE- Idaho -- How are those New Year’s resolutions coming along? Have you been hitting the gym like you wanted to, modified...

Brush, floss, repeat daily for good dental health

Each February, the American Dental Association, or ADA, sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good...

Officials encourage precaution with flu symptoms prevalent

Flu season is in full swing and health care professionals have seen an uptick in the number of patients reporting with flu-like symptoms. There are...

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