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The University of South Alabama (USA) has been chosen as a clinical site for a national research study on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The study, titled Diverse Vascular … more
After 35 years of serving Baldwin County, Dr. Lynn Yonge is retiring from Bay Medical Family Practice. Dr. Mitchell Hudson has joined Bay Medical to take over the care of Yonge’s patients, … more
During July, also known as Ultraviolet Safety Month, folks in coastal Alabama know the drill: stay cool, hydrated and sun-smart. Whether you're hitting the beach or working in the yard, sun safety is … more
As summer heats up, the risk of sunburn and heat-related illnesses increases, posing significant health challenges. Despite numerous health warnings, many still fall victim to the sun's intense … more
In response to the alarming rise in opioid overdoses, community partners are joining forces to provide crucial training and resources to Baldwin County residents. The Community Overdose … more
This time of year, it's hard to escape sharks – on TV at least. But perhaps that heartbeat-like theme from "Jaws" – ba-dump, ba-dump – has you wondering, "What might I learn about … more
The last time your blood pressure was measured, did you rush to the appointment while sipping coffee? Were you perched on an exam table with your legs dangling or your arm hanging? Were you chatting … more
With school out and the summer travel season in full swing, families across the country are gearing up for vacations and visits to grandparents and relatives. Amid the excitement, safety experts are … more
Billy Myers has been named Volunteer of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2024 by the Thomas Hospital Auxiliary. Since joining the Auxiliary two years ago, Myers has dedicated nearly 500 … more
Men's Health Month in June shines a spotlight on men's health issues, advocating for better lifestyle choices and regular health check-ups. Although the month has passed, the message it carries … more
Ben Hansert, chief operating officer at Mobile Infirmary and vice president of laboratory services at Infirmary Health, has been elected to a second term as president of the Southwest Regional … more
Eating healthy isn't always easy. Expert-recommended diets often emphasize fresh, whole foods and home-cooked meals. But that can be expensive and time-consuming. Highly processed foods are often … more
Armour College, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will offer an Emergency Medical Response (EMR) course this August in Daphne. This intensive 56-hour training program, designed to meet … more
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, the American Red Cross is calling on the public to be a powerful force for good by donating blood. This summer, in collaboration with Universal Pictures' … more
Children's of Alabama, the state's only free-standing pediatric hospital, is celebrating its 113th anniversary this week. Though the official anniversary was Monday, June 17, the hospital is … more
Residents living in and around the Gulf Shores area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by … more
The Thomas Hospital Auxiliary has awarded $8,000 in scholarships to four Baldwin County residents pursuing careers in healthcare. Each recipient will receive a $2,000 scholarship to support their … more
Alabama's elderly and disabled adults facing vulnerable circumstances are finding crucial support through the state's Adult Foster Care program, an initiative spearheaded by the Alabama Department of … more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory regarding acute illnesses associated with Diamond Shruumz microdosing chocolate bars, cones and gummies. These … more
USA Health is gearing up to restart its popular cooking classes at the teaching kitchens located at University Commons in Mobile and the Mapp Family Campus in Fairhope, welcoming participants of all … more
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