How much do you know about diabetes? Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use glucose for energy. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. — 8.3 percent of the population have […]
At what age do you remember starting to make healthy food choices? For
many of us those decisions don
Obesity is linked to many serious health conditions, including diabetes
and cancer. Like other Americans, military warriors, past and present,
and their families feel the effects of obesity through negative health
impacts and out-of-pocket costs.
For example, the inability to meet service weight and physical fitness standards is a common reason for early discharge.
People often think that any painful sore throat is strep throat and that
antibiotics are needed to make it better. This belief is not true.
A recent study shows that one in seven Medicare patients in hospitals
experience a medical error. But medical errors can occur anywhere in the
health care system
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States in men
and women. Heart disease affects millions of Americans. The American
Heart Association estimates that about every 34 seconds someone will
have a heart attack. Let
Influenza, commonly called the flu, is a contagious virus that infects
the respiratory tract and is spread from one infected person to another.
Now that the holidays are over, many are thinking of losing weight.
There is a weight loss support group in the KMC that meets from 5:15 to
6:30 p.m. every Tuesday (except U.S. holidays) at Pulaski Barracks
(near Vogelweh) in Bldg. 2919.
New parents often ask,