DVIDS – News – LRMC Nutrition Care expands capabilities

LANDSTUHL, Germany – More than two millenniums ago, the Greek physician Hippocrates of Kos interpreted nutrition as essential to wellbeing, as evidenced by his famous saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates’ theory has survived the test of ages. Even during the COVID-19 global […]

DVIDS – News – 555th FS supports exercise Brave Warrior 20

Airmen and U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, participate in exercise Brave Warrior 20, Sept. 24, 2020, alongside Hungarian, Slovakian, and Romanian partners. Brave Warrior demonstrates the strength and interoperability of NATO’s alliance through focused close […]

DVIDS – News – 20th CES trains in Silver Flag exercise

Airmen from the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron recently participated in exercise Silver Flag, Aug. 31-Sept. 11, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The exercise is designed to immerse CES Airmen from across multiple AFSC’s in a curriculum of real-world concepts set up in austere environments mirroring those they would […]

Common Heart Defect Limits Exercise Ability: Study | Health News

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — People born with a hole in their heart may lose 20% or more of their exercise capacity as they age, even if the defect is repaired. A ventricular septal defect is a hole in the wall separating […]

Exercise Ups Life Span for Type 2 Diabetics | Health News

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By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — For someone with type 2 diabetes, exercise can cut the risk of dying early by as much as one-third, researchers report. Exercise improves insulin sensitivity, reduces the risk of heart disease, and inhibits inflammation, said the Taiwanese […]