• Great American Smokeout emphasizes why to quit

    Health personnel at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, advocate tobacco and electronic cigarette users kick the habit for good in recognition of the Great American Smokeout Nov. 15.The American Cancer Society established The Great American Smokeout as a day to encourage tobacco cessation throughout

  • New Year, New You: Take control of your own health

    A new year can mean new opportunities, new discoveries and maybe a few new goals. While the New Year’s Resolution is a common tradition, many of them get abandoned long before the new year is gone again. Setting goals for a healthier you is something everyone can do, if you do it right. “Probably

  • Tobacco Cessation Program helps kick the habit

    With the holidays approaching, stress usually follows.  When some people get stressed out, tobacco can be a means for escape.  The tobacco cessation program, located at the base clinic, is in place to help Airmen or family members kick the habit.   Kirk Clark, 341st Medical Group health promotion

  • Great American Smokeout aims to douse all types of nicotine use

    Military Health System officials warn that while on the surface smokeless tobacco might appear to be healthier it can do some of the same damage as lighting up cigarettes. “A lot of the effects smoking has on the body – causing blood vessels to narrow, raising blood pressure, and causing several

  • Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force

    Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month. Preventive Health extends beyond health care at an individual level, concentrating rather on the health of individuals, communities and