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  • Keep sun safety in mind to prevent skin cancer

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Whether you spend time outdoors hiking, swimming or just relaxing in the backyard, limiting exposure to the sun’s harmful rays must be a priority.According to the American Cancer Society, more than 3 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in

  • Mental struggles often go hand-in-hand with alcohol abuse

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is also devoting attention to the dangers of alcohol abuse this month.With summertime drawing near, important life changes could be on the way for

  • Distracted driving ripe with dangers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The next time you’re at a stoplight, take a look around. Look at the vehicle next to you, on your left and right.You might see the mother of two turned around, trying to give her baby a pacifier. Or you might see a businessman, dressed in a suit and tie,

  • Spread the gift of running to those who serve

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Anyone who wishes to give to the military can gift a paid entry fee to any junior active-duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted member for the 26th Annual Air Force Marathon.Gift registrations are available for the half and full marathons. All military members (E-1

  • Be prepared if a power outage occurs

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- With winter in full swing, it’s important to understand and be prepared for power outages.Power outages can occur for many reasons, including thunder, lightning, snow and ice storms; or strong winds. Outages due to severe weather could be as short as a light