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Consider your food safely cooked when the internal temperature gets high enough to kill germs. You can check the temperature of your food by using a food thermometer. (U.S. Navy file photo)

Summer safety: Tips to prevent food poisoning

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June 25, 2018
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Summertime is filled with special occasions focused on family, friends, and food. While cookouts and picnics are fun, food preparation and storage is a serious...

Preventing suicide among LGBT Veterans

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June 23, 2018
Suicide prevention is VA’s highest clinical priority. Our most vulnerable Veteran communities, including LGBT Veterans, face some of the biggest obstacles in seeking help.
The “Stop the Bleed” app, available for iPhone and Android, can help bystanders save lives in the event of an emergency. DoD photo

New app teaches citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ save a life

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June 22, 2018
BETHESDA, Md. -- Knowing what to do to save a life in the aftermath of a mass trauma event -- natural disaster, vehicle accident, or violent attack -- is now right at the touch of...

Listen to the music! Great concerts set for Japan!

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June 25, 2018
Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This was updated June 25)JUNE
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program ensures Airmen are aware of the limitations and consequences of alcohol abuse and its impact on their Air Force career. At each installation, the ADAPT program offers awareness outreach, assessment, and counseling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.)

Alcohol’s insidious nature: Getting help empowers your career

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June 20, 2018
FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Alcohol abuse has a deceptively gradual onset that can slowly affect family, friends and work. Knowing the signs and getting help early are key to beating...

Look what's happening on your base!

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June 22, 2018
Editor's note: Many events, trips, classes, games, and much more are happening on base, so take a look! Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event...