What you need to know about strep

Did you know that there is more than one kind of strep – and some can be fatal to infants? Streptococcal bacteria and streptococcus agalactiae can be identified by tests, and treated with antibiotics. Not to treat, is to take a big risk.
It hurts so good!

If you’ve ever slacked off and stopped exercising for months (or years) you know that your body may yell at you when you return to working out. So you may stop because it hurts. But guess what – it’s supposed to hurt!
I scream, you scream...

When you hear these words: vanilla, chocolate chip, chunky monkey, Neapolitan, mint chocolate chip or cookies ‘n cream – what springs to your mind? Ice cream of course! When the temperature climbs, so does our desire for the cold sweet refreshing taste of ice cream.





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JULY


Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Although the various types of juvenile arthritis share many common symptoms, like pain, joint swelling, redness and warmth, each type of JA is distinct and has its own special concerns and symptoms.


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.







Air Force Reserve/Air National Guard Teen Leadership Summits Accepting Applications Now

Teen Leadership Summits offer unique residential camping experiences for AFR/ANG dependents. The Summits focus on leadership development, self-confidence, teambuilding, and foster a sense of belonging to the Air Force community.
Registration Now Open for Military Teen Adventure Camps

The 2015-2016 Military Teen Adventure Camps have been announced and registration is now open. Thirty-nine camps in seven states are being offered for military youth between the ages of 14-18 years old.
Armed Force's America's Kids Run Set for May 16

On your mark, get set, go!  Armed Force's America's Kids Run, the world's largest children's running event, will be hosted on Military installations worldwide on May 16, 2015.