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Sponsorship opportunities are now open for the 48th annual Stepping Out in Style Fashion Show, organized by the Women's Board of the Baptist Health Care Foundation. This year's event will take … more
Today, June 14, is World Blood Donor Day, and the American Red Cross needs your help. According to the Red Cross, there is a critical need for blood donors amidst a significant shortfall in … more
In an effort to raise awareness about the potential threats posed by zoonotic diseases, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released comprehensive guidance on understanding and … more
The North Baldwin Infirmary Foundation recently bestowed its Liz Duryea Service Award upon Dorothy White, in recognition of her outstanding 42-year career at the then-Bay Minette Infirmary. The … more
According to professionals at USA Health, a warm hug between a parent and child can mend more than meets the eye, with science backing up the benefits of this simple yet powerful act. To … more
The warmer weather means Alabamians are spending more time outdoors, which can lead to more exposure to ticks which then can transmit diseases. Tick-borne diseases and illnesses have been on the … more
Many factors impact your child or teen's wellness, including where you live, genetics and other influences. According to experts though, you can encourage a healthy lifestyle for your child, and help … more
Many myths and misconceptions about vaping can be found online. This publication focuses on helping people understand the latest research-based information about the risks of vaping. Does vaping … more
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has long recognized the benefits of older adults staying actively engaged. Programs like the Successful Aging Initiative empower older adults to live … more
MOBILE — The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently conferred a second gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence on a Mobile Infirmary nursing unit: the Surgical Intensive … more
Cuddles, kisses and caring conversations. These are key ingredients of our close relationships. Scientists are finding that our links to others can have powerful effects on our health. Whether with … more
Children's of Alabama announced a $3 million donation from the Quarterbacking Children's Health Foundation to relocate and expand its pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). The expansion project will … more
Mental Health America (MHA) recently partnered with the Data Equity Coalition to release a data brief focused on youth mental health. This brief is part of a series advocating for standardized data … more
May marks Save Your Tooth Month, an annual observance dedicated to highlighting tooth-saving procedures and the professionals responsible for preserving teeth, known as endodontists. The … more
A school-wide celebration was held on Friday, April 26, at Bay Minette Elementary School in honor of Maci Brown, a 9-year-old recently named a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) champion for USA … more
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges the public to donate blood to ensure hospitals are equipped with lifesaving transfusion products. Type O blood donors are … more
Cuddles, kisses and caring conversations. These are key ingredients of our close relationships. Scientists are finding that our links to others can have powerful effects on our health. Whether with … more
In the rush of modern life, the profound impact of nature on our well-being often goes unnoticed. Whether it's the tranquil embrace of a forest, the invigorating freshness of a morning breeze or the … more
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, with someone diagnosed approximately every two minutes. In a collaborative effort to end this devastating disease, the … more
Today, May 1, marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Month, a time when organizations like Mental Health America and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) rally to raise awareness … more
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