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  • HAWC dietitian, nutritionist turns cheeseburger into healthy grill out option

    Turn the traditional cheeseburger into a healthier Memorial Day cookout feature with just a few tweaks.The average hamburger bun provides an average of 240 calories, most of which are 'empty' calories if you choose a white bread bun."Choose a whole-wheat bun for more fiber, vitamins and minerals, or

  • Tips for making food healthy, safe this holiday weekend

    Cookouts and picnics are part of many Memorial Day celebrations and according to Marita Radloff, Health and Wellness Center registered dietitian and nutritionist, favorite dishes can be made healthier by tweaking the ingredients list."Make pasta salad using whole-wheat pasta for extra fiber,

  • Safety tips for celebrating Memorial Day

    When most people think of Memorial Day weekend safety, they think of travel.  With more vehicles on the roads, the chances of a collision increases.  John Ainsworth, 78th Air Base Wing Safety Office safety manager, said taking a few precautions can make trips safer."People can allow more time to get

  • Exercise Your Power over Tobacco during World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2016

    Most of us are aware of how much is being paid to support a tobacco habit in the area of increased health risk, but do you know how much it's actually hurting your financial health? At an average cost of around $6 a pack on military installations, a pack-a-day smoker spends more than $2,000 a year

  • Why Be Physically Active? The benefits of physical activity

    May is National Physical Activity Month. While it's no secret regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health we sometimes need a reminder of the exact benefits.   Regular physical activity can help:*Manage weight*Reduce the risk of cardiovascular

  • Mission Makeover: Robins uses moulage expertise to add realism to exercises

    When most people think about the military, dabbling with makeup is probably the last thing that comes to mind.But the moulage team - which consists of four to 10 military members in the 78th Medical Group's Laboratory Flight -  does just that. In fact, they often practice creating a variety of fake

  • ‘It’s a lifelong skill’

    About 280 prospective astronauts spent the day at the Museum of Aviation May 7 to learn what it takes to be a space explorer. But before students took on the challenge, they spent time in workshops geared toward STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math, during the 27th Georgia Annual Young

  • New dorm kitchen gives a touch of home

    Airmen in the base dormitory now have an opportunity to cook for themselves.Installed in Bldg. 795 is a new refrigerator, stove, lots of cabinet space and eating areas.An open house was held Monday, and Marita Radloff, Health and Wellness Center registered nutritionist dietician, made a healthy

  • Optimizing performance, safety through sleep and fatigue management

    When it comes to the Air Force, fatigue is characterized as "the state of tiredness associated with long hours of work, prolonged periods without sleep, physiologic stressors of the flight environment or the requirement to work at times that are out of sync with the body's circadian, or biological

  • Robins job fair set for Tuesday

    Looking for a job? Well here's an opportunity to dust off the old resume, meet with employers and interview.The Robins Marketing Office will host the quarterly job fair on Tuesday at the Heritage Club from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to all Team Robins members and their eligible family