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7 counseling options for servicemembers and their families

Lives of service members and their families are overwhelming at times. That's why free confidential counseling services are available to help you...

How I coped with loss while living overseas

My husband was wading in our villa’s infinity pool, and I was sunning on a lounge chair in the rainforest of Bali, Indonesia when my cellphone...

9 ways to boost your child's attitude before the bus arrives

What can you do before your children walk out the door to help them feel they can conquer anything?

Feed their mind, body and soul each and...

Photo by: Cansu Bradford

Cayenne and honey: Home-made congestion and cough remedy

It’s that time of year where allergies are creeping up and sickness is spreading all around. Even my husband has had the same persistent cough for...

Putting mental health in focus

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) — Nearly one in five adults, or 43 million Americans, has a diagnosable mental disorder, according to the National...

Coping with stress through healthy thinking

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- Stress. Even the mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how a...

33 self-care tips you need in your life

Life is busy, but it can be less stressful if you take the time to do the things that better you and lift your mood. It’s easy to put the things...

5 wardrobe tips for your winter runs

One of the hardest questions a running store employee will hear is, “What do I wear in winter to run?”

There are so many things to consider...

Beating the winter blues

Jill Cowart is no stranger to military moves. Married to a senior-level military officer, she and her family have made several major PCS moves...

Smokeless tobacco is no healthier than smoking. It can cause oral, pancreatic and esophageal cancer along with white leathery patches inside of the mouth, stained teeth and bad breath. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Paul Peterson)

Quit the spit: Smokeless tobacco no better than lit

It’s a dangerous, addictive habit that rots teeth and can lead to grotesque cancers of the mouth and lip. So, still thinking smokeless tobacco is...

Say goodbye to the winter blues with vitamin D

What is vitamin D? 

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning it is absorbed and stored through fats in your body. You...

Aviano Immunizations

Aviano, the Aeromedical Services Information Management System (ASIMS) is up and running. The 31st Medical...

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