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Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is now open. Don’t know how to access it, what it means or even where to begin? Volunteers at the Fairhope Public Library can help. Sally … more
Third-grade classrooms in Alabama are transformed each year into a dojo to combat childhood obesity. This is done through Body Quest, Alabama SNAP-Ed's flagship-school-based initiative that empowers … more
SUMMERDALE - The 16th annual Power of Giving Drive, hosted by Baldwin EMC, was held on Thursday, Nov. 18. According to the event’s organizers, it was a success. LifeSouth Community Blood … more
USA Health now offers two in-house molecular oncology tests for cancer patients – BRAF Gene Mutation Assay and MSI (Microsatellite Instability) Assay. Onsite testing means patients receive … more
Many people thought things would look different after spending much of the past year and a half in a pandemic. When COVID-19 vaccines rolled out to the general United States population in spring … more
Next week, Americans will enjoy Thanksgiving with family and friends. While the COVID-19 pandemic is still top-of-mind, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds us all that it’s also … more
BAY MINETTE - Kenny Breal has been named the president of North Baldwin Infirmary. Breal joined Infirmary Health in 2015 as executive director of Imaging Services. There he led the openings of … more
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has warned the American public about the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and … more
Students going through difficulties related to academic, mental health or crisis situations now have additional resources and support through Coastal Alabama Community College’s Early Alert … more
Prostate cancer survivors urge men to seek screening, erase stigma surrounding men’s health By UAB News Darrell Robinson serves his neighbors in Grenada County, Mississippi, on … more
The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the … more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health agencies have advised against the unauthorized use of the drug ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19 in humans. The Alabama Department … more
Testing 1,2,3, the provider of free memory screenings and balance testing for South Baldwin County, has made the decision to cancel its planned fall events. We had hoped to hold our usual number … more
To get injured players back in the game quickly and safely, USA Health’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery opened a Saturday walk-in clinic at the Strada Patient Care Center in Mobile. The … more
The City of Daphne will host the 11th Annual South Alabama Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Sunday, Oct. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in front of Daphne City Hall on Main Street. The net proceeds … more
On Saturday, a group of volunteers supported Shine a Light Alabama, a community-based effort of remembrance and healing the losses from the pandemic by preparing hundreds of canvas and paper bags … more
Have you ever fallen into a thinking trap? “I already messed up my plan by eating a piece of cake, so I might as well start my diet over again on Monday!” “I have a really bad … more
Locals loved on the employees at North Baldwin Infirmary in the sweetest way with a delivery of cakes, cookies and other treats. Organizers said it was way to share how much the community appreciates … more
The Community Hospice Foundation of Baldwin County (CHFBC) will host its annual fundraising event on Friday, Nov. 1 from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Proceeds from donations and our annual fundraiser, Harvest … more
After watching Infirmary Health's press conference earlier this week, Greg Peterson and the Trattoria Pizza & Italian team started a GoFundMe in order to raise funds to provide lunches for local … more
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