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Retired NFL player speaks about seeking help for mental illness

Posted September 27, 2012 by Natalie Lakosil

Retired national football league player and mixed martial arts fighter, Herschel Walker, visited Fort Huachuca Sept. 20 to discuss the importance of seeking help for mental illness. Walker, who is diagnosed with dissociative identity disorder or multiple personalities, visits installations, speaking with Soldiers about the importance of asking for help. “There is no shame in…

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CID Warns of email scam, criminals posing as police

Posted March 8, 2013 by Criminal Investigation Command

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly referred to as CID, is warning both the Army community and the public about a new internet phishing scam where criminals are attempting to pose as Army CID officials. Cyber-criminals are attempting to impersonate members of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command via email, stating that they are…

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Eye clinic personnel offers summer eye safety tips

Posted August 2, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

The Optometry Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center has advice to keep all members of the Family eye-smart.

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National Children’s Dental Health Month begins Saturday

Posted January 31, 2014 by Col. Julio Gonzalo, III

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, an annual event sponsored by the American Dental Association. The purpose is to educate the public about the importance of children’s dental health. This year’s theme is “Join the Super Smile Team!” with the program encouraging youth to floss and brush by introducing them to a group of…

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Reading to babies is vital to brain development

Posted July 11, 2014 by Victoria Yarbrough

One of my earliest memories is of my mother reading to my brother, sister and me. She would read to us before naptime, and the whole Family gathered together before bed to listen to a story. I loved this time and taught myself to read by memorizing the words she spoke and matching them to what was on the page.

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Lose cigarettes, e-cigs Thursday during Great American Smokeout

Posted November 14, 2014 by Joan Vasey

Fort Huachuca smokers and electronic nicotine delivery device users have an opportunity next week to quit smoking — even if it’s only for one day. On Thursday tobacco users across the nation take part in the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. They may use the date to make a plan to quit, or plan…

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Army health leaders advocate for importance of nutrition

Posted March 27, 2015 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON — During National Nutrition Month in March, “we encourage each of you to renew a commitment to achieving your personal Performance Triad goals,” said Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” she said. The Performance Triad focuses on the importance of sleep, activity and nutrition…

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Synthetic designer drugs — are they here to stay?

Posted July 5, 2012 by By John Moore, Sr.,

Synthetic designer drugs — are they here to stay? Yes, it seems they are! Many have heard about the man-made drugs, Spice and Bath Salts, but how much do people really know about these relatively new synthetic products?

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‘Yikes! Is this turkey done or not?’

Posted November 15, 2012 by Kay Blakley,

FORT LEE, Va. — Seeing pink when slicing into your beautifully browned holiday turkey is enough to strike fear into the heart of any cook, no matter how experienced they are. Follow these few tips to avoid that scene this holiday season. First, make sure the turkey is completely thawed before being prepped for the…

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Safety Fair spreads awareness on summer precautions, health, wellness

Posted May 10, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

Fort Huachuca personnel and residents had the opportunity to learn a variety of safety, health and wellness tips on Tuesday at the Safety Fair held at Barnes Field House.

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