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Dental lab puts teeth into work

Posted July 13, 2012 by Story and photo by Senior Airman C.J. Hatch

The sounds of drills and suction tubes strike fear in many people, but in the 56th Dental Squadron, not everyone makes patients cringe.

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Hiking safety

Posted July 13, 2012 by by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

During the summer, especially during excessive heat warnings, the safest course is to avoid hiking. If you must hike, the safest times are before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m.

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TRICARE travel tips: keeping members covered

Posted July 13, 2012 by by Brian Smith

When you’re leaving on vacation or changing duty stations, TRICARE is your medical coverage. These five small steps can help you avoid unexpected issues during your travels – even if you change TRICARE regions.   Keep DEERS updated No matter which TRICARE program you use, your Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System record is the key…

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Fit Warrior of the Week – July 6, 2012

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I honestly just like staying in shape. Plus, beating a bunch of 18-year-olds in a run is always fun.

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Urgent care vs. emergency room: Pays to know difference

Posted July 6, 2012 by Courtesy of 56th Medical Group

Choosing the appropriate type of care for a medical condition accomplishes several important things, including: choosing the appropriate level of treatment for the medical condition making the best use of time by selecting medical care wisely ensuring highly specialized, expensive emergency room resources are used efficiently   Urgent care If a condition arises and it…

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Motorcycle safety

Posted July 6, 2012 by by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

One of the easiest things a rider can do to help prevent injuries is to wear the necessary gear required by all Air Force members. For more information on protection gear or courses available at Luke Air Force Base, call the 56th Fighter Wing Safety Office at (623) 856-6104.

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Firework safety: Leave it to professionals

Posted June 29, 2012 by by Senior Airman Melanie Holochwost

"More fires are reported on July 4 than any other day of the year in the United States. More than half of these fires are caused by fireworks.”

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Resources available at Luke for domestic abuse prevention

Posted June 29, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

Domestic abuse is a problem that can affect many families, including military families. According to the Defense Department Family Advocacy Program report, victims of domestic abuse include both men and women.

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Downing fluids before running helps keep body hydrated, healthy

Posted June 29, 2012 by by Airman 1st Class Grace Lee

Summer’s here, temperatures are rising and for runners, it is important to stay hydrated to increase performance and prevent illness during and after a run. “When you’re running in a hot environment, you sweat, and as a result your blood volume decreases, so less blood returns to your heart,” said Rachel Perkins-Garner, 56th Medical Group…

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Fit Warrior of the Week – June 29, 2012

Posted June 29, 2012 by

1st Lt. Joe Miller 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Project Management officer-in-charge

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