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Holiday Stress: Gyms on Base

It’s December and I’ve already indulged this season with savory foods, delectable deserts, shopping excursions and late nights.  My waistline is increasing slowly week by week and I’ve decided that I need to do something before January 1st. Why do we all wait for the New Year to make changes? Is it because it’s easierContinue Reading “Holiday Stress: Gyms on Base”

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Fight Like a Girl: Breast Cancer Awareness

You know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s hard not to know, those pink ribbons remind us.  From key chains to Yoplait lids, we’re bombarded with that image, that benign but pervasive image encouraging us to part with our money for a good cause.  But how many of us really understand what we’reContinue Reading “Fight Like a Girl: Breast Cancer Awareness”

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Flu Shots: What Does TRICARE Cover (and Where)?

Did you know that nine out of 10 healthy people who get a flu shot, don’t get the flu? It’s true, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Flu vaccinations are a TRICARE-covered benefit. Have you gotten yours, yet? [Learn where to get your flu shot, based on your TRICARE plan.] Don’t ForgetContinue Reading “Flu Shots: What Does TRICARE Cover (and Where)?”

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Too Busy? 10 Ways to Work Exercise into Your Life

Too Busy? 10 Ways to Work Exercise into Your Life   By: Shari Lopatin and Meghean Cook (triwest health coach)   Between your job, your kids, and maybe even your deployed spouse, you often wonder how you can exercise more, or even at all. Perhaps if the day expanded to 48 hours, regular exercise wouldContinue Reading “Too Busy? 10 Ways to Work Exercise into Your Life”