National Children’s Dental Health Month

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante WilliamsAirmen from the 56th Dental Squadron show children how to properly brush their teeth during their...

Heart: Leading cause of death in men, women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women; locally, this disease currently affects 203 Luke community members. To prevent...

The science behind why you should stop chugging so many energy...

Army photograph by SFC JB JasoSpec. Kyle Lauth, assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, sips an energy drink before a...

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...

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