Health Beat

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

Protect your family against tick-borne illnesses this spring

Spring fever is in the air and as temperatures start to rise, we aren’t the only ones coming out of hibernation.

April 11, 2018 ×
The fourth most common cancer: Colorectal

The fourth most common cancer: Colorectal

Colorectal cancer, of the colon or rectum, affects all racial and ethnic groups.

March 6, 2018 ×
JOES shows Stuttgart has the best health clinic in DoD

JOES shows Stuttgart has the best health clinic in DoD

The community has been heard and Army Health Clinic Stuttgart is ranked above all other services for patient satisfaction in the Department of Defense’s Joint Outpatient Experience Survey (JOES) for the past 12 months with an overall result of 95.5 percent.

February 13, 2018 ×
The long, dark tunnel: children and deployment

The long, dark tunnel: children and deployment

Experts agree that both children and parents can make it through deployments, as long as they have someone to walk beside them.

February 9, 2018 ×
February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

The Stuttgart Wellness Center provides health resources and education for achieving a healthy lifestyle to service members, family members, retirees, and DA civilians.

February 6, 2018 ×
Families experience new activities at RB fitness night

Families experience new activities at RB fitness night

Stuttgart military community families with children of all ages were invited to Family Fitness Night at RB.

January 31, 2018 ×
Is ‘vaping’ safer than cigarettes? Here are the on-post regulations

Is ‘vaping’ safer than cigarettes? Here are the on-post regulations

Safer ≠ safe when it comes to e-cigarettes, hookah and other vapor methods.

January 30, 2018 ×
Sunsets occur early in Germany during the winter season, with short days of daylight. Courtesy Photo.

Winter Health Tip: Understand Vitamin D deficiency

The lack of sunlight can have harmful effects on the human body.

December 19, 2017 ×
December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month) that focuses on the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In accordance with the Uniform Code of Military Justice, servicemembers can be arrested for DUI even if their vehicles are parked. So drunk individuals can be charged if they have physical control of their vehicle, to include sitting in the driver's seat with the keys in their pocket. Courtesy Photo

Sobering facts about impaired driving in Germany

The legal blood-alcohol content limit in Germany is 0.05, and 0.03 for anyone involved in a vehicle accident.

December 15, 2017 ×
Stuttgart community pledges to quit smoking at Great American Smokeout

Stuttgart community pledges to quit smoking at Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout is just the beginning. The Stuttgart Health Clinic can help you quit smoking today.

December 4, 2017 ×