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Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

Snack time can sweeten tooth decay

What did your child eat for a snack today? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and with that in mind, it’s important to know that while many snack choices seem healthy, they actually have a high sugar content that cavities love. Examples of these snacks include fruit juices, milk, dried fruit and whole grain cereals. These sugars feed bacteria, and these bacteria produce acids that erode teeth and cause tooth decay.

February 26, 2015 ×
Fasching madness

Fasching madness

Wiesbaden Lord Mayor Sven Gerich gestures and expresses grand excitement as the parade gets sparks up. Fasching events consumed the community and entertained many as Mainz-Kastel/Kostheim kicked things off Feb. […]

February 26, 2015 ×

Take a hike: A guide to volksmarching in the Kaiserslautern/Wiesbaden area

New this year, and replacing the worldwide IVV calendar, is the IVV-Europa 2015 Calendar. This volksmarching calendar provides event information in 19 European countries, to include Germany, and is available for €10 from the DVV Awards Officer. Small, pocket-sized calendars for France, Luxembourg, and Belgium may be available for €2 or €3 at events in those countries.

February 26, 2015 ×

School Bits — Feb. 26, 2015

Presidential Scholar nominee Congratulations to Wiesbaden High School senior Sabrina Schwerzler, who has been named one of 3,900 candidates in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Scholars are selected on the […]

February 26, 2015 ×

Community notes — Feb. 26, 2015

GAIWC spring bazaar The German-American and International Women’s Club hosts its annual flea market bazaar at the Kurhaus Kolonnaden in downtown Wiesbaden (Kurhausplatz 1) March 21 from 10 a.m. to […]

February 26, 2015 ×
Doll’s charm unites girls of all ages, generations

Doll’s charm unites girls of all ages, generations

Playing with dolls is no longer just for little girls. When it comes to American Girl dolls, it’s a community affair, and even for some a chance at revival.

February 26, 2015 ×
Wellness Center offers holistic approach to health

Wellness Center offers holistic approach to health

The Wiesbaden Army Wellness Center has been open since Nov. 1, 2013 and has helped more than 2,315 clients. Considering that “wellness centers” are a generally new concept in the Army, the community might wonder what the AWC has to offer.

February 25, 2015 ×
Insurance is option service members should consider

Insurance is option service members should consider

To get insurance or not to get insurance: that is the question. Some service members opt out of getting additional property insurance because they may think the military covers all […]

February 25, 2015 ×