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Tech. Sgt. Stevi Smalts Airman overcomes suicidal thoughts, strives to help others
Being part of the Air Force is not an easy task. Airmen are charged with supporting and defending the U.S. from all enemies, foreign and domestic. As a result, the military life has many stressors and responsibilities. Deployments, financial strains, intensive training, long work days and adapting to new austere environments are a few examples of the hardships some Airmen face.
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2017
Caregivers Caregivers play critical role in lives of wounded warriors
Tech. Sgt. Eric Fisher was two months into a five-month deployment in 2011 to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, when he suffered a heart attack after an intense rocket attack, and a day of moving heavy pallets on the flight line.
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Jackson Parnell joins his mother, Brandy Parnell, in a cool-down stretch during the first Mommy and Me Yoga class Aug. 29, 2016, at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. The instructor incorporated nontraditional names for poses to keep the young children more engaged, as well as created an environment to promote a deeper mother-to-child bond. (U.S. Air Force 
photo/ Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)
Healthy Aging Awareness Month: Improving the health of older adults
Health plays a huge part in how we experience life, and determining current health situations can help lead to a longer and happier life. But what about healthy aging?
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Default Air Force Logo Eliminate the risk of secondhand smoke to your family
You don’t have to be a routine smoker to feel the harmful health effects that cigarette smoke produces. Keeping the windows open in the car or house doesn’t eliminate the risk, either.
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2017
August 2017 Preventive Health Month Preventive Health Month: Add life to your years
Do you want to add years to your life; or life to your years?
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2017
Back-To-School 2017 Prepare your kids for back to school health
The new school year is rapidly approaching which means, along with school work, it is also time to
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2017
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Logan Berry, 54th Air Refueling Squadron instructor boom operator, poses while wearing his long-distance running medals, July 20, 2017 at Altus, Oklahoma. After an unsuccessful running portion of a physical training test, Berry motivated himself to become a better runner and has competed in several long-distance running events, including the Air Force Marathon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kirby Turbak/Released) Making it fast to run easy; Changing your fitness perspective
“I’ll get an excellent when they pay me extra for it.” “75.1% is trying too hard.” “If they wanted
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gerard Tilley, the 35th Maintenance Group education and training manager, runs during a marathon at the Nakuidake Trail Festival in Shichinohe, Japan, May 21, 2017. Tilley began his running career in 2008 when he decided to make a healthy change to his life during his time at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. After arriving at Misawa, he joined the Misawa Flyers Running group, who meet weekly. (Courtesy photo) Team Misawa runners improve fitness one step at a time
Fitness is an essential aspect for Airmen to maintain a “fight tonight” posture, ensuring they can complete any tasks at hand, whether physical or mental.
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The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news
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2017
Saralauren Peacock, 82nd Medical Group Registered Dietitian, provides health information to an 80th Flying Training Wing student pilot in spirit of Men's Health Month, June 26, 2017. An estimated 80 percent of chronic diseases can be prevented or managed with healthy lifestyle choices. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Jacqueline Jastrzebski) Men's Health Month: 10 things you need to know
Take charge of your health, gents! June is National Men’s Health month and there's a few things you need to know.
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