Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. But, you can take steps to reduce your risk through healthier habits such as limiting alcohol consumption, saying no to smoking, eating plenty of vegetables and fruits, getting quality sleep, reducing stress, and exercising. These same habits reduce the risk of developing diabetes, chronic lower respiratory diseases, and other chronic conditions. Also, do not slack off on preventive care, including regular checkups, cancer screenings including colonoscopies, and reproductive health care. Check out the resources TRICARE offers, including tools to help you quit smoking, as well as tools on health.mil to help you focus on your physical fitness and weight management.
Military Report: The Hot List
Most Popular Benefits Articles
The push to get federal benefits for National Guard troops serving during the pandemic has gained support.
Economic stress is affecting everyone right now, including military-connected students and veterans. And you have some...
Sadly, even before the pandemic, military families faced "food insecurity," unsure of how they would feed their families.
You may be entitled to extra money.
If you're planning weekend shopping, don't forget the masks!