The sudden onset of a high fever and other symptoms may call for a visit to the emergency room to rule out toxic shock syndrome. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Xiomara M. Martinez)

Rare but preventable: know the signs of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Years after Air Force Capt. Rebecca Lauters worked in an emergency room, the memory of a young woman who came in gravely ill...
 Pronunciation key: “A” is short (like “ah”); “E” is short (like “get”); “I” is short (like “it”); “O” is long (like “old”); “U” is long (like “tube”); and “AI” is a long “I” (like “hike”). Most words are pronounced with equal emphasis on each syllable, but “OU” is a long “O” with emphasis on that syllable.

Speakin’ Japanese: Basketball Banter

B. League, professional basketball league features more than 40 teams throughout Japan, so find the nearest arena and catch the...

Did you know?: Tanabata, one of the most romantic festivals in Japan

During one of the most romantic and traditional festivals, Tanabata, aka Star Festival, is celebrated every July 7. As part of...
Mental health technicians assigned to the 48th Medical Group Mental Health Flight converse in the hospital reception area at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The Mental Health Flight is one of many resources available to assist with depression and other mental health concerns. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones)

Women and Depression

Imagine having feelings of worthlessness or helplessness. Imagine being unable to sleep, feeling restless and irritable much of...
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released

U.S. and Japan kick off Exercise Keen Sword

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Units from the U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) began exercise Keen Sword at...

Japan convenience stores are extremely convenient!


Located throughout Japan, convenience stores sell virtually everything you need in daily life.

Undoubtedly you’ve seen...

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Indulge yourself with this 3-course autumn meal

There’s nothing better than welcoming the fall season with a pumpkin spice latte in your hand and devouring a warm bowl of...
Tofu pumpkin pudding (Photo by Rieko Suzuki)

Halloween Treats: Tofu Pumpkin Pudding


Looking for an alternative to candy and chocolate this Halloween? Enjoy the festive season while staying healthy with this guilt-...

Recipes: Japanese Bloody Mary

Servings: 1
  •  200ml tomato juice
  •  100ml...


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