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Participants warm-up before the Warrior Trained Fitness exercise session at the Warrior Fitness Center April 24, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. WTF is a high intensity interval training workout designed to build up cardio-vascular and muscular strength. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler) Warrior Trained Fitness powers into high gear

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Default Air Force Logo Many unregulated nutritional supplements could be harmful
With the summer season season fast approaching, many people are trying to get into shape. In addition to regular exercise, many Airmen take supplements to help speed up the process. However, there are no regulations determining what manufacturers can and cannot put into these supplements. Some of the many types of supplements that individuals take
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The 99th Medical Support Squadron Pharmacy will be hosting a Drug Take Back Day April 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nellis Air Force Base Exchange. The pharmacy will accept any tablets, capsules, inhalers, topical ointments, eye drops, liquids and over the counter medication; but will not accept any syringes or sharp items (needles, insulin vials and sharps containers) for safety precautions. Proper disposal of medication reduces the chances of a family member or friend abusing medication, or a person misdiagnosing themselves or others and taking an incorrect medication which could lead to accidental poisoning and even death. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter) 99th Medical Support Squadron Pharmacy hosts Drug Take Back Day

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Missy Cornish, wife of Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, leads a group during a Warrior Trained Fitness workout on the field behind the Warrior Fitness Center March 13, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Warrior Trained Fitness is a high intensity interval training workout designed as a part of the "Life of a Warrior" concept of living a healthier lifestyle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam) Airmen participate in Warrior Trained Fitness event

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Kathy Gummersheimer, prior chemotherapy patient, rings a victory bell in the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center March 10, 2014, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The victory bell signifies marking the end of therapy and the start of a life without cancer. The infusion clinic in the hospital has been offering chemotherapy services for approximately one year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam) Bell signifies life without cancer

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Default Air Force Logo New bone marrow clinic opens at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center
The Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center took a step forward in the assistance of bone marrow treatments across the world by opening a bone marrow clinic.Of the 30,000 people in need of a bone marrow transplant each year, 500 are Department of Defense members. "By establishing the program here, we are increasing the size of the national
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Default Air Force Logo TRICARE benefit remains unchanged under new contractor
Following the recent announcement that UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans will replace TriWest Healthcare Alliance as the TRICARE West Region health care contractor, beneficiaries and health care providers have been asking how this change will affect them.One thing doesn't change: the TRICARE benefit. TRICARE remains committed to providing the
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Ashfaq Shafiq, Veterans Affairs pharmacist, and Capt. Renee Shirakawa, 99th Medical Support Squadron pharmacist, check expiration dates and log numbers on intravenous bags before dispensing to patients Aug. 27, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. VA and 99th Medical Group personnel work together daily to provide care to veterans and Department of Defense beneficiaries.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David Miller) VA medical center opens, keeps strong ties to Mike O’Callaghan
Las Vegas's newest Veterans Affairs Medical Center will continue a long history of teamwork and cooperation with the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center.The VAMC was dedicated Aug. 6, and is estimated to service around 60,000 veterans living in Nevada. Many of those veterans currently receive care from the Mike O'Callaghan FMC."This is not a
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Sandra Swedean, 99th Medical Operations Squadron pediatrician, examines Marcelle Mancravie, 13, daughter of U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer retired Marc Mancravie, during a pediatrics sports physical at the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center Aug. 8, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th Medical Group is conducting school physicals for school age children that are returning for the school year.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal) Back to School Physicals
The Nellis Pediatric Clinic is hosting additional Sports/School Physical Nights on Aug. 13 and 22. Parents must call the appointment line at 653-CARE(2273) to schedule. These appointments are for routine physicals on children aged 5-17 years only. Providers will not be addressing additional issues or medication refills at those times.
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Default Air Force Logo Resiliency training for SNCOs
Resiliency training will be held Aug. 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the base theater for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers here at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. For military members and their families resiliency is often associated with stressors that derive from being new to the military - encounters such as tragedy,
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