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RegenESlim Appetite Control Capsules voluntarily recalled due to the presence of DMAA.

FDA warns consumers about caffeine powder. 

FDA advises consumers to stop using any supplement products labeled as OxyElite Pro or VERSA-1. Please see the following advisories: FDA -10/08/13, FDA - 10/11/13 and CDC - 10/08/13.

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New article on reporting side effects of supplements
Just published in The New England Journal of Medicine: A recent article brings up dietary supplement issues you need to be aware of and discusses how dietary supplement side effects could be monitored better. A PDF of the April 3rd article is available free online.

3rd International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance
August 18-21, 2014
The ICSPP delivers innovative scientific programming on soldiers’ physical performance with experts from around the world.

DMAA list updated for April 2014

Fueling Performance Photo Campaign
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Dietary supplement module
Earn continuing education credits (if eligible) for this two-hour online module.

Operation LiveWell

Performance Triad

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HPRC's human performance optimization (HPO) website is for U.S. Warfighters, their families, and those in the field of HPO who support them. The goal is Total Force Fitness: Warfighters optimized to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible.

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For Children and Teens

Children and teens may need extra resources or specific support through deployment phases. These resources are ones that military children and teens can use themselves to help them work through common issues and foster strengths.
Military Families Near and Far
This website is a partnership between the DoD and Sesame Street that children of military families can use themselves. It includes resources for pre-school children, school-age children, and families.
Separations Are Hard
This interactive booklet from Operation R.E.A.D.Y helps children between the ages six and eight cope with deployment. Activities allow children to remain involved in the lives of their deployed parent and at the same time maintain a strong connection with the at-home parent.
Separations Happen
This booklet is intended for teens to help them communicate better with their families, cope with separation, and handle emotional expectations during the reunion stage—from Operation R.E.A.D.Y.
The “SOFAR” Guide – Talking with Your Child About Deployment and War
From the Strategic Outreach to Families of All Reservists (SOFAR), Chapter 6 (pg 18-20) of this deployment guide contains information on the importance of family rituals and how to maintain them throughout deployment and during reintegration.