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  • Air Force warns Airmen of e-cigarette risks

    With more than 2,000 reported cases of lung injury associated with electronic cigarettes nationwide, it is vital that Airmen understand potential impacts on their health.
  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • Health promotions coordinator helps Airmen, civilians meet fitness needs

    On any given day, Aracelis Gonzalez-Anderson can be seen around Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph attending to duties such as consulting with the commissary manager about healthy items offered at the facility and conducting body fat analyses.
  • Training to use deployed Electronic Health Records is out there

    The Air Force Medical Service is developing an Electronic Health Record that will enable medical Airmen to treat those who are wounded while deployed in a harsh or isolated environment.  Electronic Health Records track Airmen’s medical needs and document real-time data at every point of the Airman’s journey from when the injury occurred, to
  • 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, drink, make unhealthy choices and delay regular checkups and medical care. While mental health issues are more common in women, men are much less likely to seek care.Many of the major health risks faced by men can be prevented or treated with early