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Military Life August 21, 2019

VA’s Revamped Community Care Program Aims to Improve the Veteran Health Experience

Erika S., Editor in Chief

VA encourages Veterans to get their medical care at VA facilities – but VA can’t always deliver the care and services Veterans need, where and when they need it. In this case, VA provides care through community providers. Starting this summer, ...

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Health & Wellness August 14, 2019

Immunization Awareness: Vaccinations Are Not Just for Kids

Heather M., Editor

Certain diseases – some with deadly effects – can be prevented through vaccination. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM): During this time, encourage the people in your community to learn about what vaccines they and their family...

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Security & Preparedness August 7, 2019

Safety Tips to Help You Protect Your Family and Property from Wildfires

Clarissa S., Editor

In the U.S., wildfires cause death, injury and property damage every year. Wildfires are unplanned fires that burn in natural areas such as forests, grasslands or prairies. They can turn lives upside down and cause irreparable damage. Protect your...

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Home Life, Military Life July 31, 2019

Educate Your Military Community on Social Media Safety

Amanda S., Editor

A military family turns to its Family Assistance Program (FAP) in times of need. From new parent support to child abuse assistance and counseling, there's an endless amount of situations where a FAP can step in with resources and reinforcements. A...

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Education, Health & Wellness July 24, 2019

Campus Dating Safety: What Students Need to Know About Consent

Clarissa S., Editor

While most students understand that sexual assault is unacceptable, many don't know what is considered sexual assault. Students need a complete understanding of consent to create a safe campus culture. The six Cs of consent, listed below, can help...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 17, 2019

Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illness With These Safety Tips

Amanda S., Editor

Imagine you're sitting on a lakefront property at dusk with a cozy bonfire roaring in front of you and a rustic cabin nestled behind you. You have nothing on your mind except rest, relaxation and rejuvenation and then... buzzzzz! You are surrounde...

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Security & Preparedness, Work Life & Safety July 10, 2019

How to Evacuate Your Workplace During an Emergency

Krystina C., Editor

An emergency can strike anytime and anywhere, including your workplace. Whether a manmade incident (e.g., fire) or a natural disaster (e.g., tornado), an emergency can force you and your colleagues to evacuate the building at a moment's notice. H...

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Home Life, QuickSeries Publishing July 3, 2019

Spark Up a Conversation with these Fourth of July Fast Facts

Erika S., Editor in Chief

On the Fourth of July, Americans across the country celebrate independence with parades, food and fireworks, thanks to our Founding Fathers. Share these 14 facts about the Fourth of July to add a dash of patriotic flavor to your backyard barbecue....

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Home Life, Security & Preparedness June 25, 2019

Extreme Heat: Tips on How to Stay Safe

Clarissa S., Editor

Extreme heat is the leading weather-related cause of death in the U.S. Extreme heat and humidity can be extremely dangerous, as they push the human body beyond its limits. To combat the effects of extreme heat, the human body must work very hard t...

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Security & Preparedness, Work Life & Safety June 20, 2019

PREA Standards for Sexual Misconduct: A Correctional Administrator’s Checklist for Prevention and Response

Heather M., Editor

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) addresses the problem of sexual misconduct in adult prisons and jails, lockups, community confinement facilities and juvenile facilities. “Sexual misconduct” includes sexual abuse and sexual harassment. As ...

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