As summer progresses, you can expect variations in environmental conditions that can potentially serve as platforms for exertional heat illness, or EHI.
Smokeless tobacco use by service members is much higher than in the U.S. adult population. This fact concerns the military medical community. Users say it helps with alertness, and allows them to stay connected with peers. But evidence links products like snuff, dip, and chewing tobacco to c…
What has four chambers, is about the size of a fist and can mean the difference between life and death? It’s the heart, a vital organ that beats about 100,000 times a day pumping life sustaining blood throughout the body. The human heart is always on duty, pumping 24/7 as long as a person is alive.
Blood runs through every service member defending the country, every civilian supporting their mission, and every family member and friend who loves them. Having a medically ready force for the Department of Defense means paying attention to the organ that pumps this blood: the heart.
January often brings an influx of new people to Fort Campbell’s eight physical fitness centers, but trainers and staff say New Year resolutions to lose weight or get in better shape aren’t always the answer.
Some serious groundwork is being laid by the Fort Campbell High School varsity basketball team as they fight through their season, despite challenges and tough opponents.
Fort Campbell High School’s all-girls wrestling team of 14 female wrestlers is having a great deal of success as they take on their second official season.
Vitamin D is essential to building and maintaining strong bones, health experts say. Yet so many Americans — women, in particular — aren’t getting enough of it that in a report to the secretaries of the departments of Agriculture, and Health and Human Services’ Dietary Guidelines Advisory Co…