Health

Fire prevention

Fire prevention

October 26, 2017 ×
Medicine fall cleanup saves lives

Medicine fall cleanup saves lives

by Maj. Julie Meek
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and 86th Medical Squadron

Imagine walking into your bathroom and finding a prescription bottle open on the floor with pills spilled out. Then looking up to see your toddler with white powder from the tablets on her hands and in her mouth. This was a reality for me a just few years ago. I had no idea how many tablets she had taken and I was horrified. 

October 26, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Oct. 27, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center  MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY No classes scheduled WEDNESDAY Newcomers Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Enlisted Club Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Career Technical […]

October 26, 2017 ×
86th MDS offers drug disposal

86th MDS offers drug disposal

Often when people are prescribed medications they end up with more than they need. Rather than letting them expire patients should dispose of them. But some people feel uneasy about using the FDA accepted methods of throwing medication in the garbage or pouring it down the drain, especially in an […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Drawing blood, saving lives

Drawing blood, saving lives

by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker,
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
October 19, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Oct. 20, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center MONDAY Children & Separation-Issues of Deployment: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY USA Jobs Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon A&FRC Key Spouse Refresher Training: 1 to 2 p.m., A&FRC WEDNESDAY Newcomers Base INTRO: 7:30 a.m. to noon, Ramstein Enlisted Club Accessing Higher Education Track: […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Flu vaccines available now

Flu vaccines available now

October 12, 2017 ×

Community Corner — Oct. 13, 2017

Airman & Family Readiness Center  MONDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Ramstein Spouses Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC TUESDAY Transition GPS Workshop: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., A&FRC Pre-Separation Teleconference (GSUs only): 9 to 11:30 a.m., A&FRC Key Spouse Monthly Luncheon & Training: 11:30 […]

October 12, 2017 ×
Midwives: Champions for all women from adolescence to menopause

Midwives: Champions for all women from adolescence to menopause

by Maj. Lisa Gonzales and Katherine Coughlin
Certified Nurse Midwives, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Midwifery has been mentioned since the very beginning in stories, on cave walls and in literature. After all, midwife means “with woman.” Nurse midwives have been practicing in the United States since the 1920s. You may think that midwives only support mothers giving birth in the home setting. But did […]

October 5, 2017 ×
Options available for reporting domestic abuse

Options available for reporting domestic abuse

by Ramstein Family Advocacy

Domestic abuse does not discriminate. People of all ages, race, gender, socioeconomic status and rank experience physical, emotional and sexual abuse by their intimate partners. Being in an abusive relationship can leave people feeling alone and afraid. The Department of Defense has established reporting options to help support victims of domestic abuse. These options are restricted and unrestricted reporting.

October 5, 2017 ×