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Baldwin Bone & Joint, in Daphne, welcomes noted spine surgeon Dr. Matthew Pollard to The Spine Institute team. Pollard will join Drs. Canale and Gordon in June, bringing his decades of clinical … more
Crystal Schieber was busy.Her food truck, her lifelong dream, the Chew Chew Truck, a rolling kitchen specializing in stuffed, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, was stationed outside the Wharf … more
Mobile and Baldwin counties are expected to break their all-time temperature highs this week.Meteorologists said the mercury may easily skyrocket past the record temperature of 103 degrees set in … more
National Cancer Survivors Day was Sunday, June 5. As frightening as a cancer diagnosis most certainly can be, the good news is that survival rates continue to improve, the number of cancer survivors … more
Infirmary Health has reopened its Mothers' Milk Bank of Alabama (MMBAL) Donation Depot location on the campus of Mobile Infirmary.As a depot location, donors that have been approved by MMBAL can … more
Summer can be filled with fun and quality time, but it can also be a time of worry and frustration for parents and caretakers. Dayna Watson, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at … more
According to a recent University of Alabama at Birmingham study, the pandemic increased the prevalence of people with depression or anxiety symptoms in America substantially – from about 11 … more
BY METROEveryone can relate to feeling a little stressed out at times, and that's not necessarily a bad thing. Though it might have a negative reputation, stress can sometimes benefit the … more
BY METROModern diets designed with nutrition in mind are much more flavorful than the healthy diets of yesteryear. Healthy foods have long suffered from an ill-gotten reputation that they're devoid … more
FOLEY — South Baldwin Medical Group - Obstetrics and Gynecology has relocated their clinic into a newly renovated space.The new location at 1725 North McKenzie Street is just north of the South … more
Paul Glisson, M.D. has accepted the position of vice president, chief medical officer and assistant chief information officer for Thomas Hospital as of April 2022. The hospital is an affiliate of … more
Children ages 5 through 11 are now authorized to receive a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. Children ages 5 … more
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is now offering brain health checkups at two UAB family and community medicine clinics as part of a pilot project to assess ways to help patients prevent … more
Even with multiple COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, there are still groups of people who do not receive the full benefit of vaccines due to immunosuppressed conditions that prevent the body from … more
Baptist Health Care has finalized plans for its behavioral health unit on the new Baptist Hospital campus being built at the intersection of Brent Lane and I-110.The BHU will provide inpatient … more
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Callahan Eye Hospital has been named one of the newest sites for Spark® Therapeutics' LUXTURNA® (voretigene neparvovec-rzyl), the first FDA-approved … more
More than 2 percent of pregnant women in the United States have chronic hypertension, or high blood pressure. Medical professionals agree that severe chronic hypertension during pregnancy should be … more
Since November 2021, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), in collaboration with pediatric healthcare providers including hospitals who treat children and the Centers for Disease Control … more
FAIRHOPE — On March 30, Dr. Stan Thornton of Cardiology Associates, assisted by Dr. Trey Pluscht of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates, performed the 50th TAVR (Transcatheter … more
Heart complications in children and young adults infected with COVID-19 are uncommon but treatable, according to a new science report summarizing what's known about how to treat, manage and prevent … more
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