Dangers of opioid pain medications explained

Pain is the most common reason people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 1 in 10 Americans have chronic...

Airmen learn how to ‘stop the bleed, save a life’

Air Force photograph by Kenji ThuloweitAirmen from the 412the Medical Group practice applying and stuffing gauze into mock wounds to stop bleeding on...

Fit for duty

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Staff Sgt. Andrew Travis, 412th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering Team (left), observes Staff Sgt. Kenroy Steele, 412th Maintenance...

Fire safety guide to spring cleaning

FEMA photographSmoke detectors should be tested at least monthly and should have batteries replaced twice a year. A simple way to remember to...

Ways to make it through this flu season

Air Force photograph by Kyle LarsonStaff Sgt. Moana Bailey, 412th Medical Operations Squadron, administers an annual flu shot to Col. Jason Schott, 412th...

AFMC encourages sober driving during the holiday season

The holiday season is a time of year for family gatherings, office parties and socializing with friends, but the holiday season is also known...

Take command: Enroll now for 2018 TRICARE coverage

On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. The current...

MDG promotes Lung Cancer Awareness Month with scavenger hunt

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the third Thursday of November is also when the American Cancer Society promotes their annual Great American...

Take Command: Changes to TRICARE disenrollment coming in 2018

As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment. Beginning in 2018, if you’re eligible for...

‘Tis the season…to get your flu shot

Air Force photograph by Kyle LarsonBrig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, receives his annual flu shot from Staff Sgt. Moana Bailey,...