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  • Researchers study factors influencing Airmen’s tobacco use during technical training

    The Air Force strictly regulates tobacco use during basic and technical training, but some Airmen still use it. Air Force researchers are working with the University of Virginia to uncover why Airmen use tobacco.
  • Pinworms reported at Child Development Center 2

    On Feb. 2, the Child Development Center 2 on base, reported to the 55th Medical Group they have had several children with pinworms. In response to the notification, the 55th MDG’s Pediatric and Public Health Clinic are working closely with the CDC 2 to ensure proper treatment of the children infected and are also providing educational material to
  • Medically ready to be mission ready

    From periodic health assessments to regular dental exams, every Airman should know the importance of maintaining their Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) at all times.
  • Offutt Celebrates Biomedical Science Corps

    Biomedical Science Corps appreciation week is Jan. 22 – 26 and although they fly under the radar, the BSC team has been working hard for the past 51 years to keep Airman healthy and performing the mission.  The BSC consists of nearly 2,300 officers in 18 different career fields supported by 6,400 enlisted members, making it the most diverse corps
  • AF continues to monitor Zika virus, infected mosquitoes could hit U.S. this summer

    As the potential for infected mosquitoes to reach the U.S. rises, the Air Force continues to closely monitor the emergence of Zika virus infection to help inform and protect Airmen and their families. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, all at-risk communities should prepare for possible Zika virus activity. As of Feb. 1,
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