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Women’s Health Month celebrated in May

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Stand To! As the Army recognizes Women’s Health Month in May, Army Medicine seeks to educate and empower women to make their health a top priority and encourage them to take steps to improve their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Sleep, activity, nutrition, regular checkups and preventive screenings are paramount in improving one’s health….

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Soldiers take tough stance on physical fitness test failures

Posted May 8, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

Soldiers at the first-ever NCO Solarium said they felt the Army has gone soft on those who have failed their Army Physical Fitness Tests, or APFT, too many times — and called for more discipline in enforcing standards.

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May is National Bike Month

Posted May 8, 2015 by Anastasia Dean

Bicycling is one way to see the sights and enjoy the outdoors, even to save gas and conserve resources, but riding in traffic can be a dangerous undertaking.

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Delivery nurse drops donut day for Performance Triad

Posted April 17, 2015 by David Vergun

WASHINGTON – Capt. Frances Young used to have doughnut day with her family every weekend. After filling up on donuts with her husband and two children, ages 3 and 4, she said she would get an initial sugar rush and then feel sleepy and crash for the rest of the day. Young, who is the…

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Religious Support Office offers new running program

Posted April 17, 2015 by Stephanie Caffall

Fort Huachuca’s Religious Support Office is hosting a practical, non-competitive guide to running and a 12-week training plan with a Christian focus. The program, titled ‘Run for God’ will begin training from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Wednesday, April 29-July 16 at the Main Post Chapel. After training has been completed, a 5-kilometer race…

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ArmyFit website offers information on how to achieve, sustain lasting fitness

Posted April 17, 2015 by Eric Kowal

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. – For little more than a year, the Army has been promoting a website called ArmyFit, a resource site that provides Soldiers, Family members and U.S. Army civilians with information regarding their physical, spiritual, emotional, Family and social status. The site allows the user to take a completely confidential brief survey through…

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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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ArmyFit website offers information on how to achieve, sustain lasting fitness

Posted April 3, 2015 by Eric Kowal

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. — For little more than a year, the Army has been promoting a website called ArmyFit, a resource site that provides Soldiers, family members and U.S. Army civilians with information regarding their physical, spiritual, emotional, family and social status. The site allows the user to take a completely confidential brief survey through…

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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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Celebrate National Nutrition Month by making changes to your diet

Posted March 27, 2015 by Sylvia Blodgett

March is National Nutrition Month and an ideal time to focus on what we eat.

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