Alerts

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
Share photos of how you fuel your performance and be featured on our Facebook page!

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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About Tobacco

This section will help you find resources to better understand tobacco and its impact on performance, plus help you abstain from smoking and other tobacco use.

Quit Tobacco - Make Everyone Proud
“Quit Tobacco - Make Everyone Proud” is a tobacco-cessation educational campaign for U.S. military active-duty, veterans, retirees, and military family members. This program provides information and support to those who are attempting to quit or thinking about it. Resources on this website include a personalized online program, as well as live 24/7 online and phone support.
Smokefree.gov
This national and comprehensive website provides information and free resources for quitting tobacco use.
Smoking & Tobacco Use
The Centers for Disease Control offers resources and tools for individuals and families on how to live tobacco-free. They also provide information about health effects, smokeless tobacco, and second-hand smoke, with factsheets on a variety of topics.
SAMHSA Publications Ordering: Tobacco
Download free documents with a variety of information on tobacco use and abuse, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Quit Smoking
Strategies, tips, and resources from the American Heart Association provide more help on how to quit smoking.
Stay Away from Tobacco
This website from the American Cancer Society offers information on how to quit smoking with the help of tips, tools, and calculators.
Tobacco-Free Living (Army)
The Army’s Tobacco Cessation program includes a new provisional online series with trained facilitators, as well as links to DoD/VA/Army policies, guidelines, initiatives, and news. (Requires AKO access.)
Tobacco Free Living (Navy & Marine Corps)
The NMCPHC has assembled a list of resources to help you quit whatever form of tobacco use you may want to kick, along with information about policies, metrics, and patient education handouts.
Tobacco Cessation Program (Coast Guard)
The USCG’s Human Resources website provides online resources to help you stop tobacco use, with links to USCG policy documents and related websites, as well as information on how to contact your Regional Work-Life Staff for personal help.