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  • Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me

    Family members of the 52nd Fighter Wing wait in the 52nd Dental Squadron’s lobby during the semi-annual walk-in kiddie clinic at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, Nov. 4, 2016. The clinic offers routine cleanings and checkups for children up to the age of 13. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber)
  • Eifel Health Consortium: More than 20 German doctors examine base healthcare

    The Spangdahlem Military Treatment Facility staff here held an Eifel Health Consortium on base Oct. 27 for more than 20 German doctors from four major, local hospitals in Bitburg, Trier, and Wittlich, Germany.The event marked the first executive-level, healthcare collaboration event of this magnitude at a U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces
  • Preventive measures lead to a healthier Air Force

    Preventing illness or injury is the goal of the Air Force’s Preventive Medicine program, a topic that is highlighted in August during Preventive Health Month. Preventive Health extends beyond health care at an individual level, concentrating rather on the health of individuals, communities and specific populations to help groups reduce their risk
  • 52nd Dental Squadron Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. David Jones assumed command of the 52nd Dental Squadron during a change of command ceremony on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, July 11, 2016. U.S. Air Force Col. Alfred Flowers, 52nd Medical Group commander, presided over the ceremony in which Jones assumed command, previously held by U.S. Air Force Col. Ann Blake.Here is a
  • 52nd Medical Support Squadron change of command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas Lesnick assumed command of the 52nd Medical Support Squadron during a change of command ceremony at the Brick House June 28, 2016. U.S. Air Force Col. Alfred Flowers, 52nd Medical Group commander, presided over the ceremony in which Lesnick assumed command, previously held by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Wade Adair. Here
  • Coping with stress through healthy thinking

    Stress. Even mention of the word can increase anxiety for some. Everyone deals with stress differently, but how you cope with daily stressors can have great impacts on your quality of life and overall health.Stress is actually the body’s response to any demand, including change. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are at
  • Air Force increases access to behavioral health care

    Nearly half of people with a treatable behavioral health disorder do not seek help from behavioral health professionals, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. However, 80 percent of this population does visit a primary care manager at least once a year. The Air Force Behavioral Health Optimization Program seeks to bridge
  • Inaugural interservice telehealth partnership launches at Spangdahlem

    A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house took place here April 1, 2016, for the new 52nd Medical Group/Landstuhl Regional Medical Center telehealth program.The new technology will allow patients from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to receive treatment via video teleconference from LRMC doctors without leaving the base. The program's installation at
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