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Arizona targets teen tobacco use with comedy, online video

Posted February 27, 2015 by John Skendall

Arizona’s health department has upped the ante on its anti-tobacco messaging to teens. The weapon of choice? A staple of modern-day social life: humorous online video clips shared on social media. Through its anti-smoking youth coalition, called Students Taking a New Direction, (STAND), Arizona Department of Health Services, AZDHS, is reaching out to teens using…

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Heal effectively following separation-related emotional loss

Posted June 7, 2012 by By Chaplain (Maj.) Brian Reck

A Soldier comes up on orders. He or she is going to deploy. This leads to emotional changes. When we first leave our loved ones, we have a heart-wrenching experience. As we focus on our mission and life at home during deployment, those pains begin to fade. We haven’t forgotten, nor has our love been…

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Programs, activities to heighten fire-prevention awareness

Posted October 4, 2012 by Scout Reports

“Have Two Ways Out” is the theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week which runs Sunday through Oct. 13. The Fort Huachuca Fire Department Prevention Office staff and firefighters will visit the schools and the Child Youth Services areas on the following days: Tuesday, 9 – 11 a.m.: New Beginnings and Expanding Horizons Child Development…

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RWBAHC Allergy Clinic offers a variety of services

Posted April 5, 2013 by RWBAHC release

Photo courtesy RWBAHC The RWBAHC Allergy/Immunization clinic offers procedures as follows: skin testing for foods, environmental allergens, bee and fire ant stings, immunotherapy (allergy shots), pulmonary function testing, and broncho-dialator nebulization treatments. The Allergy Clinic at Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center offers a wide range of services and strives to provide the highest quality…

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Freedom comes with risk, responsibility

Posted September 6, 2013 by Eric Hortin

Motorcycles are a means of transportation; they move a rider from one place to another just as cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles do. Motorcycles are also a gateway to a culture that embraces the freedom of the open road that can only be appreciated by other riders. Exposed to the elements without the confines…

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Take charge of heart health today, this month

Posted February 14, 2014 by Sonia Blodgett,

Today is Valentine’s Day, when many people give chocolates in heart shaped containers to those they care about. A lesser-known event associated with a certain type of diet and the heart is American Heart Month which we celebrate each February. Cardiovascular disease, which can increase the risk of having strokes and heart attacks, is the…

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Arrival of monsoon signals easing of fire restrictions in Southeast Arizona

Posted July 25, 2014 by Interagency news release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Effective July 11, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacácori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and the Arizona State Forestry Division will…

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THANKSGIVING DAY SAFETY MESSAGE

Posted November 26, 2014 by ROBERT P. ASHLEY

Thanksgiving is a day set aside to pause, reflect and give thanks for the gifts of peace, freedom and opportunity we share as Americans. Holiday weekends provide a well-earned respite from work and an opportunity for travel to visit Family and friends. However, increased travel means increased exposure to the hazards associated with heavy holiday…

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ASAP, SHARP to host Alcohol Awareness Month activities

Posted April 10, 2015 by the FH ASAP Prevention Team

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. The Fort Huachuca Army Substance Abuse Program, ASAP will sponsor a host of activities that create awareness in the…

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TRICARE information access to change

Posted July 12, 2012 by TRICARE

TRICARE Online, the Department of Defense patient portal, offers convenient, safe access to personal health data including allergy profile, medication profile, problem lists, encounter notes and even lab results. Users can currently access TOL using three types of accounts: MHS/iAS Username and Password; DoD Common Access Card; or DoD Self-Service Logon. CAC and Premium DS…

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