THE AMAZING WORLD OF SALT

Many of us grew up with one kind of salt. Iodized table salt. A few of us knew about kosher salt. Even fewer knew about artisanal salt. But no more! The new buzzword is artisanal salt.
SCREENING SUNSCREENS

I scream, you scream, we all scream for sunscreen. Is that how the rhyme goes? We know that we’re supposed to wear sunscreen to limit dangerous sun exposure – right? Do we also know that some sunscreens may do more harm than good?
GIVE US A HAND

There is an old saying that you don’t really know what you have until you lose it. Now – imagine losing your hands. We may take them for granted, and ignore warning signs or overuse them. Let’s not let that happen! 





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JULY


UV Safety Month
Protecting your skin today may help prevent skin cancer later in life. Most skin cancer appears after age 50, but skin damage from the sun can start during childhood. Taking steps to prevent skin cancer may also help prevent wrinkles, spots and blotches on the skin and other damage to skin and eyes.


International Group B Strep Awareness Month
Approximately 1 in 4 pregnant women carry GBS, the leading cause of sepsis and meningitis in newborns according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) GBS can also infect babies during pregnancy and the first few months of life.

Fortunately there are many ways to help protect babies from group B strep. This website contains resources for you to learn more about GBS and help prevent its devastating effects.







Registration Open for Military Teen Adventure Camps

Military teens between the ages of 14-18 years old of Active Duty, Guard, Reserve, and retired personnel are eligible to attend a variety of Adventure Camps scheduled between May 2016 and February 2017.
Air Force 4-H Camps Provide Unique Opportunities for Youth and Families

Air Force Child and Youth Programs and the 4-H Military Partnership announces the 2016 AF 4-H summer camps for youth and teens of Air Force Active Duty, Air National Guard and/or Air Force Reserve families.
Kids Live Well Initiative Kick Off

JBSA Randolph, Lackland and Ft Sam Houston and the National Restaurant Association kicked of the new healthy eating program with special food demonstrations by Chef Alexander.