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Four tips for staying healthy this holiday season

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12/15/2017
The simple act of washing your hands will decrease the risk of illness for you and your family this holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Gigante)

Simple ways to make this the best time of the year for wellness

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Things that make you go ‘om’: Meditation for healthy living

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11/15/2017
A soldier with the 160th Signal Brigade meditates before duty at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Margaret Taylor)

Researchers say brain changes may lead to long-term benefits

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To drink or not to drink: Have a plan

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12/21/2016
USS John C. Stennis' crew and family members dance during a command holiday party. For someone concerned about alcohol intake or battling substance abuse, social events may seem threatening. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Jiang)

For someone concerned about alcohol intake or battling substance abuse, social events may seem threatening

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Mixing supplements and medications

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10/20/2016
Interactions between drugs and supplements can result in either an increase or decrease in the effectiveness of your medications. In other words, you could be getting too much or too little of the medications that you need, which can be dangerous to your health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hailey R. Staker)

Interactions between drugs and supplements can result in either an increase or decrease in the effectiveness of your medications

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Human Performance Resource Center | Integrative Wellness | TRICARE Pharmacy Program

Healthy aging possible for all: Tips to follow

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10/5/2016
Getting regular exercise correlates to better cognitive and physical function in older adults.

Fort Belvoir geriatric physician provides tips on how one can enjoy a healthy lifestyle while getting older.

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Elder fitness program gets results

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9/1/2016
Nicole Sisk, 96th Medical Group clinical health promotion coordinator, helps Frank Acosta with his tricep extension during an exercise session at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Go4Life is an eight-week program that builds strength, balance and flexibility. The program also encourages sedentary, older adults to make health improvements by making physical activity a part of their daily routine. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ilka Cole)

Go4Life is fitness a program is aimed at individuals 50 years or older who want to improve their functional fitness

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Integrative Wellness | Physical Activity

DHB Implications of Trends in Obesity and Overweight for the DoD Fit to fight fit for life

Report
11/22/2013

Defense Health Board report of DHB Implications of Trends in Obesity and Overweight for the DoD Fit to fight fit for life

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Deployment Health | Integrative Wellness | Operation Live Well

Information Brief on DoD and VA Research Partnership

Presentation
8/21/2012

Defense Health Board briefing on Information Brief on DoD and VA Research Partnership

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Integrative Wellness | Research and Innovation

Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Update

Presentation
2/21/2012

Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Update briefing presented to the Defense Health Board Feb. 21, 2012

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Integrative Wellness | Research and Innovation

Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Integration of Services

Presentation
11/14/2011

Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Integration of Services briefing presented to the Defense Health Board Nov. 14, 2011

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Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Integration of Services

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6/14/2011

Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical Integration of Services briefing presented to the Defense Health Board June 14, 2011

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