News reports recently featured a certain Mexican restaurant that had to close down several stores after their food had sickened at least 58 people across 12 states. The customers were sickened by E. coli.  Do you know where E. coli comes from? Feces. Yup.

Some of these injuries (for the professionals) can be career ending. An Achilles tendon injury is the type that can be prevented if you recognize the symptoms of possible injury and take steps to avoid further harm.

In the 20th century, certain foods were “known” to be bad for us to eat – until now. Today we are giving you the A-OK, go-ahead to eat some previously “bad” foods.

FitFamily is here for you. Whether you are just joining, or have been using FitFamily for a while,
you’ll always find valuable information on the latest health trends, exercises,
and activities to help you stay at the top of your game.


American Heart Month
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths per day. Protect yourself and your loved ones from heart disease and stroke by understanding the risks and taking steps to eat healthy, control your blood pressure and cholesterol, stay physically active and refrain from smoking.

The Women’s Sports Foundation advances the lives of women and girls through sports and physical activity. Founded in 1974 by tennis legend, Billie Jean King, the Women's Sports Foundation is dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.

Aviano AB Youth Programs Staff Wins Maytag Dependable Leader Award

Ms. Rosanna Montalvo-Noriz, a teacher at the Aviano AB Youth Programs, was selected as a 2015 recipient for the Maytag Dependable Leader Award.
Beale AFB and Mountain Home AFB Named Finalists for NAYS Excellence in Youth Sports Award

For more than a decade, the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) Excellence in Youth Sports Awards have recognized programs that offer superior youth sports opportunities and a variety of diverse activities with a focus on providing safe and positive experiences for all participants - including children, parents and coaches.
Andrews AFB and Ramstein AB Receive Raytheon and BGCA Center of Innovation

Raytheon is establishing six 'Centers of Innovation' at Boys & Girls Clubs affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations and at Clubs that support military families.