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Dealing with stressors in relationships

Dealing with stressors in relationships

Research has shown that relationship difficulties are at the heart of many problems in the military, and officials within the Defense Department’s military community and family policy are putting in place programs for service members and their families to get help in their relationships. Lee Kelley, the director of the […]

October 30, 2020 ×

Health

Ramstein Airmen receive flu vaccine

Ramstein Airmen receive flu vaccine

     

October 30, 2020 ×

Health

Medical Minute

Medical Minute

COVID-19 is aggressively making a resurgence across Europe, with over three times the cases we saw in the spring. In Germany, the highest incidences are in the 35-59 age group, followed by the 15-34 age group. Last weekend, the country reported the highest number of daily cases — nearly 15,000 […]

October 30, 2020 ×

Health

Combatting seasonal affective disorder

Combatting seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, sometimes referred to as seasonal depression, is a condition where a person experiences depression at a certain time of year, most often during the fall and winter months. “People with seasonal depression have the normal symptoms associated with depression: feeling depressed most of the day and nearly […]

October 23, 2020 ×

Education, Health

Regional Health Command Europe, DODEA Europe work to keep children safe

Regional Health Command Europe, DODEA Europe work to keep children safe

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from Regional Health Command Europe have been working closely with officials from Department of Defense Education Activity Europe to help ensure DODEA schools are safe places to learn and work. Some 25,000 children attend DODEA schools throughout Europe, and there are roughly […]

October 23, 2020 ×

Health

Medical Minute

Medical Minute

Greetings from the 86th Medical Group! As many of you know, case counts of COVID-19 are climbing across Europe. We have been relatively stable in Germany until recently. At Ramstein, we experienced a spike in active cases in late August/early September, and we had another spike in cases starting in […]

October 23, 2020 ×

Features, Health

The Wright way to fitness

The Wright way to fitness

Across the Air Force, units are still adhering to COVID-19 restrictions which have postponed Physical Fitness Assessments for Airmen until January 2021. With Airmen looking for ways to improve fitness and maintain readiness, one Ramstein Airman helps others reach their goals as a Basic Endurance and Strength Training coach. “The […]

October 16, 2020 ×

Health

With COVID-19, complacency is the enemy

With COVID-19, complacency is the enemy

As the winter season approaches and temperatures drop, most of us will begin spending more time indoors around family and friends. As such, healthcare officials warn that now is not the time to become complacent and let down your guard when it comes to COVID. As much of Europe is […]

October 16, 2020 ×

Health, News

86 MDG reorganizes, improves healthcare services

The 86th Aerospace Medical Squadron and the 86th Medical Operations Squadron became the 86th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron and the 86th Healthcare Operations Squadron Sept. 30. While an official ceremony took place in August commemorating this historic event, the physical changes are occurring in the new Fiscal Year. This change […]

October 9, 2020 ×

Health

On the frontlines against COVID: Respiratory Specialist

On the frontlines against COVID: Respiratory Specialist

As the noncommissioned officer in charge of the respiratory department at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Staff Sgt. Michael Hernandez is involved in multiple critical care areas around the hospital. “I work in the intensive care unit, the COVID clinic, help manage patients on ventilators and any other kind of mechanical […]

September 10, 2020 ×