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  • Dressing for cold weather

    Hypothermia is defined as abnormally low body temperature caused by prolonged exposures to very cold temperatures. When exposed to cold temperatures, your body begins to lose heat faster than it’s produced. Lengthy exposures will eventually use up your body’s stored energy, which leads to lower body

  • Nature's hazard: Storms

    Summer has arrived and with it brings the threat of severe storms. Each year the United States averages around 10,000 thunderstorms, and each thunderstorm typically produces heavy rain for 30 minutes to an hour.  According to the National Weather Service, severe thunderstorms are officially defined

  • Nature’s hazards: Bees, wasps, and hornets

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Bees, wasps, and hornets are the deadliest non-human animals in America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bee, wasp, and hornet stings cause an average of 58 deaths yearly, and the best way to avoid being stung is prevention.

  • AFMC promotes Team Lean Challenge for weight management

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – During the spring season, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its Team Lean Challenge. TLC is a command-wide initiative designed to help the AFMC workforce achieve and maintain healthy weight through proper nutrition and physical activity. Participants who

 

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