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Air Force 1st Lt. Cale Simmons will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics as a pole vaulter. Air Force officer prepares to compete in 2016 Summer Olympics
Air Force 1st Lt. Cale Simmons is a pole vaulter. His twin brother is a pole vaulter. His sister is,
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2016
Maj. Brian Doom, 18th Air Refueling Squadron assistant director of operations, climbs along a set of monkey bars July 8, 2016, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Doom used on-base facilities available to McConnell Citizen Airmen to increase his fitness and agility levels to perform in a national fitness competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Preston Webb) Doom: Diet and Dedication
A McConnell Citizen Airman recently out-performed world-class athletes in a national, televised
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2016
AFMS Website Image Health Innovation Jul 2016 (AF Graphic) Changing Air Force healthcare through innovation
Innovation is a buzzword often associated with new technology platforms or successful sports teams,
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2016
Nicole Sisk, 96th Medical Group clinical health promotion coordinator, helps Frank Acosta with his tricep extension during an exercise session Feb. 4 in Building 720 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Go4Life is an eight-week program that builds strength, balance and flexibility. The program also encourages sedentary, older adults to make health improvements by making physical activity a part of their daily routine. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)
Elder fitness program gets results
Since January 2015, the Go4Life fitness program has helped its participants at Eglin AFB improve
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2016
AFMS Homepage Mens Health Jun 2016 (AF Graphic) AF Men’s Health Month promotes better health, better care
According to the National Institutes of Health, compared to women, men are more likely to smoke,
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2016
Lt. Col. Christopher Coop is an allergist at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center's Allergy Clinic, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He is with the 59th Medical Specialty Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma) Allergist educates military community about asthma
According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 24 million Americans are affected by asthma, a chronic disease that causes airways to become inflamed and make it hard to breathe, and 10 people die a day from it. In addition, 6.3 million of those affected are children under the age of 18.
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2016
May is Mental Health Awareness Month (AF Graphic) May is Mental Health Awareness Month in Air Force
(This is the first AFMS article for the Mental Health Awareness Month series.)Nearly one in five
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2016
Col. (Dr.) Donald Lane, then Maj. Lane, walked with his son Aidan Lane, as they toured a Charleston C-17 as part of the Pilot for a Day Program on June 19, 2007. AF children’s health: Caring for AF’s littlest heroes
(This is the fourth AFMS article for the Military Children’s Health Month series)  As we salute
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2016
April is Military Children's Health Month website April is Military Children’s Health Month in Air Force
(This is the first AFMS article for the Military Children's Health Month series) April is Military
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2016
Total Exposure Health is an embodiment of precision health. Environment and lifestyle factors known as “exposures” are critical to the development of preventive medicine, through precision health. Considering human performance issues and the readiness of warfighters to perform missions, TEH is different because it looks at prevention. (Graphic courtesy of Steve Thompson, AFMS Public Affairs) Total Exposure Health: an innovation in precision health
Walking in sunlight, being stuck in traffic, painting in a studio, listening to music, washing a car
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2016
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