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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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March is Nutrition Awareness Month: Healthy eating advances AF readiness and mission success

Posted March 3, 2016 by by Prerana Korpe, Air Force Surgeon General public affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Think twice before biting in. Are you making a smart food choice?    Healthy eating coupled with active living, is the foundation for healthy living, which is critical to maintaining a ready and deployable force. Optimal nutrition keeps Airmen performance ready – mentally and physically prepared for mission success. It enables…

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Prevent domestic violence in your community

Posted October 15, 2015 by from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A key strategy in preventing domestic violence is the promotion of respectful, nonviolent relationships through individual, relationship, community, and societal level change. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month; enhance prevention efforts in your community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is committed to ensuring that all Americans, especially those at risk for intimate…

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Emergency Preparedness Month: extreme heat

Posted April 17, 2015 by (from www.ready.gov/heat)

With summer quickly approaching, we need to know how to prepare for the heat. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. Most heat disorders occur because the victim has been overexposed…

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Marine vet honors fallen female troops with 160-mile run

Posted July 31, 2015 by by Dean DeChiaro

When veteran Marine Maj. Bridget Guerrero set out to run a mile for each of the 160 female troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, she never thought that one of their moms would show up to support her along the way. After training for months, Guerrero set out to run 160 miles around Washington’s Puget Sound…

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Holiday safety tips from your 452 safety office

Posted December 18, 2015 by by Jim Moats

The clock is ticking down and the holiday season is upon us. Many of us are all rushing around for last minute shopping, packing our suitcases for travel and preparing our home with decorations. The Air Force teaches us to use Risk Management in our jobs to minimize hazards and prevent injuries. The same principles…

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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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Traumatic brain injury is an all-ages threat

Posted March 25, 2016 by by Military Health System Communications Office

Going for an afternoon jog and participating in afterschool sports are parts of daily life for millions of children. Most times, these activities are healthy and harmless, but without proper safety measures, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a possibility. A trip and fall could result in a head bump, as could a collision during a…

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Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Posted October 30, 2015 by

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. Check out these tips from cdc.gov to help make the festivities fun and…

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Healthy Base Initiative: fitness and military child

Posted April 17, 2015 by

April is the Month of the Military Child and at March Air Reserve Base, we value our children and their health. With that in mind, we reprint this article from www.mlitaryonesource.mil to help each of us know more about our children’s health and fitness. Physical education, or PE, is more than just a class in…

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