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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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Announcements

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.

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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 Parents

Getting through deployment can be a daunting task for all involved, but especially for children. These resources are for parents who want to help their children deal with deployment.
Courage to Care for Me: Tips for Caring for Your Newborn and Yourself
From the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS), this brochure includes what military parents should expect with a newborn, tips for helping you and your baby settle in together, important health conditions you should be aware of as a parent, and tips for remembering to take care of yourself.
Teens & Deployment: What to Expect and How to Help
This section of the Real Warriors website provides information about what to expect from your teen, with tips to help you prepare your teens for a parent’s deployment. It also includes information about coping during and after deployment.
Talking to Your Kids About War
The Navy’s Combat and Operational Stress program has information about how to talk to your kids about war and what the absent parent is going, with tips by age group.
Preparing Children for Deployment
The Real Warriors website has a section on preparing children for deployment. They give tips such as letting your children know you love them unconditionally, helping them establish a sense of belonging and security, and providing strategies that you can use with your spouse and your children.