No Glove, No Love Infographic

Here’s a sobering statistic: half of all sexually active people will contract an STD in their lifetime. That alone should make you think twice about jumping without a parachute. Check out the statistics in the graphic below, then arm yourself with the right protection in the fight against sexually transmitted infections. View full No Glove, …

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How to Talk About STDs

IN THIS ARTICLE: Talking about STDs is important for your health Discuss STDs with your partner after long trainings and deployments Planning ahead will help you have an open and honest conversation Sex defies logic. Otherwise talking about your sexual history with a current or potential partner would not seem harder than taking off all …

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Are You Sleep Deprived?

IN THIS ARTICLE: Recognize signs of sleep deprivation Learn the risks of too little sleep, including memory loss, weight gain, and depression Get tips to build healthy sleep habits Sleep experts recommend that adults get seven to nine hours of sleep every night to ensure good health and top performance. If you’re like most Army …

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How to Stop Snoring: Easy Tips to Use Tonight

IN THIS ARTICLE: Snoring may be triggered by excess body weight, alcohol intake, or sleeping on your back Try sleeping on your side at night to help reduce snoring If you are constantly tired during the day, stop breathing during sleep, or fall asleep at the wrong times, you may need to talk to your …

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Curbing APFT Anxiety: 12 Ways to Relax and Get More Sleep

IN THIS ARTICLE: Set two alarms and stop checking the clock Practice deep breathing or meditation to relax Turn off electronics 30 minutes before bed Are pre-test nerves getting in the way of your sleep? Follow these tips to calm down and sleep better so you are on your A-game on test day. STOP WORRYING …

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Goodnight, Smartphone: Power Down Before Bed

IN THIS ARTICLE: Your body runs on an internal clock that controls your sleep cycles. Using electronic devices at bedtime can disrupt those sleep cycles. Disconnect from your phone 30-45 minutes before bed for better rest. Checking email or flipping channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? Sleeping with …

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