Health/Beauty Military Kids/Special Needs

Life in the Fast Brain: My Son and ADHD

  In April of 2013, my son was diagnosed with ADHD. What a feeling of relief it was to have the official diagnosis. While as parents we were proactive in the treatment process, it wasn’t an easy road. My son’s journey of living with ADHD is nowhere close to being over. As he gets olderContinue Reading “Life in the Fast Brain: My Son and ADHD”

Health/Beauty

What Are You Doing this Cancer Prevention Month?

February is Cancer Prevention Month. It’s been found that only about 5% of cancer cases are hereditary, meaning the rest are influenced by lifestyle choices. Data shows 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women being diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes in the United States; the World Health Organization states about ⅓ ofContinue Reading “What Are You Doing this Cancer Prevention Month?”

Guest Blogs Health/Beauty National Guard/Reserve Veterans

5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Year

Determined to stay fit and eat healthy this year? Guard Your Health, a health and wellness campaign for Army National Guard Soldiers and their families, is here to help. These five tips will help you get and stay fit well into the new year. Think outside the gym. You don’t need to go to theContinue Reading “5 Ways to Stay Healthy This Year”

Health/Beauty Homefront

Zika Virus Impacting Parts of the Military Community

  Diagnosis of a mosquito-transmitted disease in troops is raising concerns about a virus that few in the U.S. had worried about.  Since roughly 2007, news of Zika – mostly transmitted through a bite from an infected mosquito, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), outbreaks have been popping up on inContinue Reading “Zika Virus Impacting Parts of the Military Community”