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Fitness at a glance – It’s all about timing!

Posted July 2, 2015 by

Ever notice how your anxiety tends to increase around your fitness assessment time (FA)? It is amazing that in 20 minutes (or less) your FA is over, but your anxiety level has cumulatively increased over the 30-90 days (or more) preparing for the FA! There has got to be a cure, and I think I…

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Fourth of July fireworks safety tips

Posted June 26, 2015 by (from cpsc.gov)

Many cities and communities in or near Riverside County provide spectacular fireworks displays for their residents. The operators of these displays are licensed and have permits issued by the State Fire Marshal. As a reminder (other than the licensed and permitted operators mentioned above), all fireworks (including sparklers) are illegal in Riverside County because they cause…

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Website offers Airmen state-of-the-art medical, mental health support online

Posted June 19, 2015 by by Linda Welz

The Air Force Medical Service’s Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia (CEMM) offers links to websites for Airmen and their families dealing with men’s health, and many, many other health issues from head to toe, including the recently added pregnancy A-Z. The men’s health site features videos discussing prostate disease/cancer and testicular cancer. In addition…

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Men’s Health Month – focus on prostate cancer

Posted June 12, 2015 by (from cdc.gov)

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men. Most prostate cancers grow slowly, and don’t cause any health problems in men who have them. A prostate specific antigen (PSA) test may find a prostate health problem, but treatment can cause serious side effects. Learn about prostate cancer and talk to your doctor before…

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Reduce your risk during National Safety Month

Posted June 12, 2015 by (from healthfinder.gov)

Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. The good news is everyone can get involved to help prevent injuries. During National Safety Month, the 452nd Air Mobility Wing safety office is spreading the word to…

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June is National Men’s Health Month

Posted June 5, 2015 by (from cdc.gov/Features/HealthyMen)

Men can make their health a priority. Take action daily to live a stronger and healthier life. Each year, National Men’s Health Week is celebrated the week leading up to and including Father’s Day, which is June 15-21, 2015. During this week, individuals, families, communities, and others work to raise awareness of ways to promote…

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Test you fitness knowledge

Posted May 29, 2015 by (from www.usaffitfamily.com – answer key at end of quiz)

What do you know about the ins and outs of exercise? 1. Which is the most balanced exercise plan? Walking, weight lifting, and yoga Running, weight lifting, and tennis Running, kick-boxing, and yoga Running, weight lifting, and cycling 2. You should always do cardio exercises before strength training.: True False Do what feels best for…

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Knowing signs of hearing loss, speech disorder are vital to well-being

Posted May 22, 2015 by

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, where we seek to raise awareness about communication disorders and learning how to recognize their signs. Below are things you should know, from the American Speech and Language Hearing Association. Know the signs of hearing loss in children: •Lack of attention to sounds (birth-1 year) •Does not respond…

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Help available for those grieving loss of friend, loved one

Posted May 15, 2015 by by Elaine Valentine, LCSW

The death of a service member or family member can be a devastating experience, especially in our tight knit military community. Everybody is professionally or personally interrelated to everyone else, and at the end of the day, we all depend on one another to support the mission and each other. Yet whether the death of someone you…

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Stress can kill: learn to manage it in healthy way

Posted May 8, 2015 by by Lt. Col. Tony Blain (Dr. Blain)

Stress is the psychological and physical reaction to the demands of life, and it affects different people in different ways. Although everyone experiences stress to some degree, some handle it very well while others not so well. Stress can be physically and mentally harmful to your body. Without getting too technical, stress activates the body’s…

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