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Cost of DUIs runs high

Posted December 13, 2012 by Sierra Vista Police Department

With the holiday season come the holiday parties. As with most social gatherings, alcohol is part of the festivities. Most people partake in moderation, or think they do. Studies show the average person will have a blood alcohol level above the .08 legal limit by consuming just two beers or two mixed drinks in an…

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Dental clinic here provides dental health services, follows safe practices

Posted June 21, 2013 by Gabrielle Kuholski

In recent years, many studies have come out linking oral health to overall health. According to Col. Kendall Ray, Runion Dental Clinic dentist, there is truth to these studies.

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Join fight against drunk, drugged driving

Posted December 13, 2013 by Rosa Peralta-Imamura

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving, or 3D, Prevention Month. Fort Huachuca’s Army Substance Abuse Program, or ASAP, staff is implementing the 3D campaign on post to make personnel aware of the consequences and costs of “Drunk and Drugged Driving” and to keep our community safe. During fiscal year 2013, 57 cases of “driving…

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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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Photos by Sgt. Kelvin Ringold, 11th Signal Bde. PAO
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Mystery run promotes healthy lifestyle

Posted May 31, 2012 by anradmin

Runners line up at the starting line at Fort Huachuca’s Barnes Field House and await the sound of the horn that will begin the run.

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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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