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Monkeypox declared public health emergency: What Airmen and Guardians need to know
July 28, 2022
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Defense Secretary mandates COVID-19 vaccinations for service members
August 26, 2021
Soldier administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

HPV vaccine now recommended for those up to age 45
January 16, 2020
Recent CDC and FDA guidance recommends that men and women up to 45 years of age get vaccinated to protect against the Human papillomavirus, or HPV. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and can cause certain cancers and genital warts. More than 14 million new HPV infections occur in the U.S. each year, and about 80 percent of sexually active men and women are infected with HPV at some point in their lives.

Air Force says CBD products not ok to use, may cause positive drug test
November 19, 2019
Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and related products are prohibited under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Air Force Instruction 36-3208. Because of this, military service members should avoid using any product with CBD as it could result in a positive drug test.

Military Exchanges extinguish vape sales
October 15, 2019
Vape products, including e-cigs, e-cigarettes, vapes and e-hookahs, are electronic nicotine delivery devices that heat a sometimes flavored nicotine-infused liquid into a vapor that users inhale. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and the Navy Exchange Service have discontinued the sale of vape products.

FDA issues voluntary drug recall alert for Fentanyl
May 1, 2019
On April 19, the Food and Drug Administration announced a voluntary recall of a small number of cartons labeled Fentanyl 12 mcg/h Transdermal System patches. Fentanyl is used to manage pain for patients who can tolerate opioids. The recalled cartons contained 50 mcg/h patches instead of 12 mcg/h patches

Studies show milk is safe to drink
March 16, 2017
There is limited evidence to show milk containing rBGH causes cancer, so embrace those milk mustaches and aim for three servings of dairy per day.