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Five excuses for not quitting. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton/Released) 5 excuses for not quitting
5 excuses for not quitting5. I don't even know where to begin.Seeking help for quitting tobacco is
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2015
Default Air Force Logo RUfit? Airmen Ethos program soars
Over the last six months the Airmen Ethos program at Lajes has been hugely successful. A variety of
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2015
Tech. Sgt. Billy Gazzaway, assigned to the 21st Communications Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, and wife Master Sgt. Emily Gazzaway, the Air Force Academy's senior enlisted aide, take a photograph with their son, John Kadin Gazzaway, in February 2006. Kadin died of leukemia May 2, 2006. The Gazzaways said Air Force mental health services helped them recover from their loss and encourage Airmen to take advantage of the support services available to them when they need help. (Courtesy photo) Taking care of Airmen: How Air Force mental health services helped a family recover
Two local NCOs have been on a journey of recovery since losing their son to leukemia nearly nine
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2015
Callie, a Furry Angels therapy dog, approaches a young boy and his father at the clinic on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Feb. 26, 2015. The Furry Angels are volunteer dog and handler teams that provide therapy to sick or injured people. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua D. King/ Released) Furry Angels bring joy, healing to JB MDL
When someone gets sick, doctors can prescribe all the medicine in the world but sometimes the best
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Military Medicine, VA aim to share more patients in San Antonio
In a move that helps veterans, and active-duty military patients and their families, local VA and
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Spring Forward but Stay Rested
This week is National Sleep Awareness Week. It's no coincidence that it happens the week before we
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2015
Default Air Force Logo March Marks Brain Injury Awareness Month
Often called one of the "invisible wounds of war," traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of a
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2015
Air Force Research Laboratory researcher, Dr. Joshua Hagen, holds up a sweat sensor prototype.  AFRL’s 711th Human Performance Wing and the University of Cincinnati conducted the first successful human trials of the usable sweat sensor at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Feb. 11. The results of the trial are promising, not only for future 711th research efforts, but for the Air Force and its sister services. The team is already working on future sensor generations, which could conceivably measure more biomarkers like true physical exhaustion, stress or fatigue.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Michele Eaton/88 
ABW Public Affairs/Released) Bio-sensing gives new meaning to 'breaking a sweat'
Your sweat is more valuable than you think, and now it can be stored, then analyzed by smartphone to
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2015
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt.'s Kyle Wireman and Kristy Stowell, 355th Dental Squadron dental technicians, give a presentation on proper dental hygiene and healthy eating habits during a presentation at the D-M Child Development Center at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 3, 2014.  Wireman and Stowell used props and activities to teach children that dental health, although important, can be fun.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey) February is National Children's Dental Health Month
The month of February is National Children's Dental Health Month.  This year's slogan is "Join the
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2015
Col. Andrew Meadows, 39th Medical Group commander, competed alongside 2,000 international competitors during the 2014 IRONMAN competition in Busselton, Australia in early December. Meadows completed the IRONMAN race in 11 hours and 58 minutes.  (Courtesy photo) Airman embodies 'RUfit?' lifestyle, dominates IRONMAN
For service members, physical fitness is a key component to maintaining combat readiness. But for
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