AFMC HealthSpot

COVID-19, Children’s Health and the “New Normal”

COVID-19, Children’s Health and the “New Normal”

Disruptions to our normal routines and way of life have become commonplace during the last eight months. When we think about life during COVID, we often talk of a “new normal.” As we adjust to the way things are - and may be for some time, it is important to keep in...

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Recipe: Oatmeal Pecan Waffles (or Pancakes)

Recipe: Oatmeal Pecan Waffles (or Pancakes)

Fall weather has finally arrived. There is no better time for waffles (or pancakes). The fruit topping provides a healthy alternative to syrup. Don’t waffle around, make these today! Your mouth (and belly) will thank you. Prep time - 10 minutes Cook time - 30 minutes...

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Inside COVID Testing in Arkansas

Inside COVID Testing in Arkansas

Nationwide, few companies are finding themselves actively testing students for COVID-19. When it comes to Arkansas, AFMC is on the front lines. We serve as a contractor to the Arkansas Department of Health. We provide trained staff for COVID-19 testing in K-12 and at...

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Recipe: Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

Recipe: Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

Craving fried chicken? Here’s a heart-healthy recipe the whole family will love! Prep time        Cook time                 Yields              Serving Size 10 minutes      1 hour 20 minutes      10 servings      ½ breast or 2 small drumsticks Ingredients ½ C fat-free...

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Recipe: Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Recipe: Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Guilt-free Tex-Mex … yes, please!  These hearty, vegetarian-friendly burritos are high in flavor and easy to make. Prep time       Cook time      Yields              Serving Size 20 minutes      5 minutes        12 servings      1 burrito Ingredients ¼ C scallions...

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Recipe: Southern Banana Pudding

Recipe: Southern Banana Pudding

Need a last-minute dessert for a Labor Day gathering? This traditional dessert with a healthy twist is sure to please all tastebuds! Prep time        Cook time       Yields              Serving Size 5 minutes         0 minutes        10 servings      ¾ C Ingredients...

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Yoga is good for the body and the mind

Yoga is good for the body and the mind

September is National Yoga Month. Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines physical movements with controlled breathing and meditation and relaxation. Yoga has many potential health and wellness benefits. Almost anyone can do it. Yoga continues to grow in...

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Recipe: Mango Shake

Recipe: Mango Shake

Looking for something fruity and cold on a hot summer afternoon? Try this simple and nutritious mango shake! Ingredients 2 cups low-fat (1%) milk 4 tablespoons frozen mango juice (or 1 fresh pitted mango) 1 small banana (freeze the banana for a thicker ice-cream like...

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