Health Beat

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 ×
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 ×