Tag Archives: fitness

Top Tips for Healthy Aging from Navy Medicine’s “Most Seasoned” Sailor

Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our Sailors, Marines and their families. That’s why we encourage everyone to partner in their health and live a healthy lifestyle while providing the programs and resources to help them reach their goals. Healthy aging month is no different. Healthy aging starts with making healthy decisions now. As part of …

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Stressing the Positive: Steps to Harness and Reduce Stress (Part 1 of 2)

By Lt. Jesse Locke, clinical psychologist, Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center Stress and worry are not all bad! Yes, stress and worry actually have some benefits. Stress helps you feel energized and alert, and can motivate you to work harder and longer. Worry helps you stay focused on your problems long enough to allow you to come …

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Men’s Health Month: Tips and issues

Lt. Dawn Whiting, Nurse Corps, Health Promotion and Wellness with Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center Did you know that according to the Mayo clinic, unintentional injury is the third largest threat to men’s health? Only heart disease and cancer pose a greater threat. Within the US military population, injuries are the leading health problem, with musculoskeletal injuries comprising …

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Get Your Plate in Shape

By Navy Medicine Support Command and Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center “Quick Tips” from Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Results from a 2008 DoD Survey of Health Behaviors Among Military Personnel indicated that 62.7 percent of Navy military personnel are overweight and 14.3 percent are obese. The Navy is reporting the highest per-centages in both categories …

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