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MiCare: new online secure medical messaging system

Courtesy of 86th Medical Group

The 86th Medical Group on Ramstein will begin patient registrations for enrolled beneficiaries into MiCare, the military’s online confidential secure medical messaging service.

December 12, 2013 ×

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Try these healthy showstoppers

by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

‘Tis the season to indulge. Most of our celebrations center on sharing dishes that nourish us emotionally and wow our taste buds. We crave the comfort and connection that holiday eating provides, but also want to avoid sidetracking our physical health.

November 28, 2013 ×

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Seasonal Affective Disorder? Fight the wintertime blues with these tips

Seasonal Affective Disorder? Fight the wintertime blues with these tips

Story and graphic by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

Most of us dread the cold and darkness of winter. Sure, we’ve got warm boots, fluffy scarves, and big coats to combat the cold, but many of us feel empty handed when it comes to battling the blues that often come with the season.

November 28, 2013 ×

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Cooking up Flammkuchen with USO

by Cori Bolger Shirk
Contributing writer

With an emphasis on meat and potatoes, German cooking isn’t as exotic as other ethnic foods, but it is hearty and appeals to the American palate.

November 28, 2013 ×

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Innovative procedure helps routine patients, athletes

Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

An innovative therapy is now being practiced at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center that helps recreational athletes as well as athletes competing at the highest levels.

November 14, 2013 ×

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New Travel Health Clinic opens at LRMC

Courtesy of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center Public Affairs

Before you pack your bags for an exotic trip to Africa, Asia or South America, make an appointment at the new Travel Health Clinic at the Occupational Health Clinic at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. The new clinic could save you from a week of traveler’s diarrhea or something more serious, like malaria.

November 14, 2013 ×

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Staying healthy during the holidays

by Staff Sgt. Leslie Keopka
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The holidays are right around the corner whether everyone is ready for them or not. Holidays come with celebrations, social gatherings and lots of delicious food and drinks. Having a positive mindset and solid plan will help get you through the winter month festivities, all while staying on a healthy path.

November 7, 2013 ×

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Peer pressure: Understanding causes, effects

by Tech. Sgt. Craig Guthridge
86th Communications Squadron

Peer pressure is a part of everyday life, and we don’t often think about it while it’s happening to us. Although we like to believe it is just limited to certain categories of youth groups, it is a common part of adulthood, especially young adults.

November 7, 2013 ×

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Courtesy photoThe 86th Dental Squadron hosts the Little Teeth, Big Smiles weekend dental clinic from 7:30 a.m. to noon 
Nov. 16 to provide dental care and information to toddlers and children.

Love your child’s smile

by Staff Sgt. Brittany Simpson
86th Dental Squadron

Many parents have a difficult time determining when and how much dental care their children need throughout their development, however, the 86th Dental Squadron has tips to care for children’s teeth in order for them to maintain a beautiful, healthy smile.

November 7, 2013 ×

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Sgt. 1st Class Randall JacksonSpc. Rosa Reilvitz (left), an oral surgery assistant, and Col. (Dr.) Tamer Goksel, an oral surgeon from the Landstuhl Oral Surgery Clinic, provide dental treatment to a local Army retiree Oct. 26 at the Pulaski Dental Clinic. The clinic treated nearly 100 military retirees and spouses during the joint Army and Air Force sponsored event that was part of the recent Retiree Appreciation Day.

Pulaski Dental Clinic treats local retirees

October 31, 2013 ×