Women can prolong their lives by taking these steps

Everyone -- children and adults and men and women -- should take charge of their own health to ensure they’re able to live a...

Immunizations protect stages of life

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Immunization typically starts at birth, but the protection they provide lasts a lifetime. At 2-months old, infants begin receiving...

Protect baby’s skin before exposure

NEW YORK — Some babies are being exposed to the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays in the first six months of life, when their skin...

Zika: Spread of disease preventable

Chikungunya, dengue and Ebola are not names of exotic cuisine but rather diseases. Joining the array of names at the forefront is the Zika...

Battlefield Airmen use science to beat heat

Of all the threats facing battlefield Airmen and other special operations forces, heat doesn’t typically come to mind; however, heat-related illness is a critical...

New urgent care pilot program for prime beneficiaries

To increase access to care, the Department of Defense launched an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two...

Changing Air Force healthcare through innovation

FALLS CHURCH, Va.-- Innovation is a buzzword often associated with new technology platforms or successful sports teams, but in reality innovation can apply anywhere...

TBIs result from jolt, strike to head

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — Most people associate traumatic brain injuries with military combat operations or football injuries. In reality, any jolt or...

EOD Airmen provide combat support anytime, anywhere

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. — “Our primary mission at Luke is to support the pilot training mission,” said Senior Airman Kyle Lyon, 56th...

PTSD awareness leads to positive treatment

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Post-traumatic stress disorder can be debilitating in some patients, but thanks to advancements in research and the continued training of...

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