Health Beat

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What is the ‘but’ to quitting smoking?

If you think about it, smoking has likely affected your life, whether you smoke or know someone who does.

January 13, 2020 ×
Resolve to be as well as you can be in 2020

Resolve to be as well as you can be in 2020

The Stuttgart Army Wellness Center offers classes such as upping metabolism, quick and healthy meals, sleeping habits and more.

January 9, 2020 ×
Popular heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac) recalled

Popular heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac) recalled

The FDA recommended a nationwide voluntary recall of Ranitidine (Zantac) for several prescription-strength and over-the-counter ranitidine products.

November 26, 2019 ×
Lung illness associated with vaping

Lung illness associated with vaping

Until a cause is determined, service members and their family members are encouraged to avoid all e-cigarette or vaping products.

October 5, 2019 ×
The Stuttgart Army Health Clinic on Patch Barracks pictured on October 18, 2018.

Photo by Bardia Khajenoori, USAG Stuttgart Public Affairs.

Public Health Command Europe recommends MMR vaccine screening

Due to an increased prevalence of measles and mumps in Europe, Public Health Command Europe officials are recommending that military community members ensure their measles, mumps and rubella vaccines are up to date.

September 5, 2019 ×
How to prepare for/respond to extreme heat

How to prepare for/respond to extreme heat

How does one prepare for and respond to extreme heat?

July 2, 2019 ×
Outdoors this summer?  Learn about hantavirus!

Outdoors this summer?  Learn about hantavirus!

As summer approaches, your public health professionals at Public Health Command Europe would like to make everyone aware of a lesser known disease caused by hantavirus.

June 5, 2019 ×
Anyone interested in enrolling in the Housing Environmental health Response Registry can call the toll-free hotline at 1-800-984-8523 where they will be able to voice their concerns. The registry will be manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Army launches housing health registry to address housing health or safety concerns

A new registry enables the Army Public Health Center to provide current or former residents information on environmental health hazards, assist them in seeking medical care for any housing related illnesses or concerns, and serve as a two-way exchange of information for all potential enrollees.

April 17, 2019 ×
Graphic courtesy of Army SHARP.

Army senior leaders send: Don’t be a bystander

From the newest Soldiers in basic training, to our most senior leaders, the Army Values bind us together as a profession.

April 17, 2019 ×
Navy veterinarian Lt. Matt Swain removes ticks from a puppy during a routine health checkup. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric. C. Tretter

PHCE offers guidance on how to stay tick-free this year

 As people spend more time outdoors, so do many insects and pests.

April 12, 2019 ×
US-wide EpiPen shortage and what it means for you

US-wide EpiPen shortage and what it means for you

A nationwide shortage of EpiPens has prompted a change in policy concerning their administration.

July 16, 2018 ×
July is GBS prevention month, and it’s a big deal

July is GBS prevention month, and it’s a big deal

An estimated 25% of pregnant women carry the Group B Streptococcus (GBS) bacteria.

July 2, 2018 ×
How to party outdoors the environmentally friendly way

How to party outdoors the environmentally friendly way

These event recycling tips will help you keep cleaner and greener with ease by helping you reduce waste at the source.

May 24, 2018 ×
Dr. (Capt.) Azfar Syed, Patch Clinic, discusses a routine colorectal cancer screening with patient Constance. The anxiety before a screening is worse than the actual event. Photo by Staff Sgt. Diana Anderson, U.S. Army Health Clinic

May is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and the second leading cause of death from cancer.

May 7, 2018 ×
If you suspect you might have a sleep disorder or have many sleepless nights, seek assistance from your Primary Care Manager.

More hours of Sunlight may mean more difficulty falling asleep

To help you and your child adjust and get the sleep you both need set up a bedtime routine that helps prepare your bodies and minds for sleep.

April 24, 2018 ×