Health & Safety

Pet safety

Posted July 20, 2018 by

Tips on how to beat the heat, but make sure you're taking care of your furry friends too!

Full Story »

luke-training2
Health & Safety

56th SF Receives Krav Maga Training

Posted July 16, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zoie Rider Members of the 56th Security Forces Squadron practice a variety of self-defense maneuvers at the Tactical Integrated Training and Nutrition Arena July 12, 2018, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Krav Maga teaches students how to counter violent attacks and escape life threatening situations. Upon completion…

Full Story »

4-thumbnail heat0
Health & Safety

Prevent heat stress, be alert to signs

Posted July 6, 2018 by by BEN BRUCE

Whether at work or play, people all over the world find themselves exposed to a wide variety of harsh climates. One of these climates is extreme heat. Prior to engaging in work or recreational activities that may expose a person to extreme heat, there are a few things of which people should be aware. One…

Full Story »


Health & Safety

Motorcycle safety

Posted June 20, 2018 by

One of the most important things about riding a motorcycle is personal protective equipment. Make sure you’re wearing all the gear, all the time.

Full Story »

Health & Safety

Changes coming to: TRICARE retiree dental program

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Do you have TRICARE Retiree Dental Program coverage now? If so, then you need to know that the TRDP will end on Dec. 31, 2018. Not to worry — anyone who was in TRDP this year or would have been eligible for the plan, will be able to choose a dental plan from among 10…

Full Story »

Health & Safety

Make plan when changing baby’s diet

Posted June 1, 2018 by by RENA LEVERT

Does your baby seem to be wanting more and more breast milk and/or formula and still isn’t getting full? Do they reach for your food when you are eating? Your baby may be ready for an exciting new milestone. Here are some guidelines to know when to start, what to start with and more. Signs…

Full Story »

Health & Safety

Stigma of mental health shrinking with understanding

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Stigma of mental health shrinking with understanding More and more, awareness of mental health issues and recovery, is decreasing the stigma often associated with receiving treatment and services. Through prevention and outreach efforts, more and more people are beginning to normalize seeking assistance through counseling and psychoeducational groups. With the recent uptick in deployments, members…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid
Health & Safety

Luke expedites patient results with network-approved CT scanner

Posted May 21, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Aspen Reid

Over the past two years, radiology personnel at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., have saved the Air Force time and money since they began using the first secured network-approved computed tomography scanner. The CT scanner allows the 56th Medical Group personnel to process scans here instead of sending patients off-base to have scans accomplished, effectively…

Full Story »

Health & Safety

Mouth guards: keeping your smile in check

Posted May 4, 2018 by by Tech. Sgt. ROBERT PENN

Proper mouth protection is essential when playing sports. An appropriately fitted mouth guard is an important piece of athletic gear that helps to prevent injury to teeth and soft tissues in the mouth. According to the American Dental Association, an athlete is 60 times more likely to suffer harm to the teeth when not wearing…

Full Story »

 
 


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.