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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
According to the 2023 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report compiled by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there were 6,392 veteran suicides in 2021, averaging 17.5 veteran suicides … more
Amanda Williams, M.D., a psychiatrist based in the Montgomery area, assumed the role of president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama during the organization's annual meeting held on … more
After a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court on Feb. 16, which states that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law, Mobile Infirmary announced on Feb. 22 they would halt IVF … more
On April 9, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced final revisions to the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food packages. Nancy Brown, chief executive of the American Heart Association, … more
Resident physicians at USA Health have been venturing outdoors to engage in a unique method aimed at improving their communication with patients. In an unconventional pairing of medicine and … more
Amid the escalating drug overdose crisis, physicians affiliated with the Medical Association of the State of Alabama are advocating for Alabamians to responsibly dispose of their expired, unused and … more
Robertsdale Dental Care is gearing up for its 17th Annual Dentist With A Heart Day, offering free extractions to individuals experiencing toothaches who may not have the means to cover the costs of … more
The 3rd Annual Baldwin County Mental Health Fair is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 27. The event will located at HoneyBee Park on Highway 59 in Robertsdale and will take place from 10 … more
Franklin Primary Health Center, Inc. (FPHC) is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Tetyana Falkenberry, MD, FAAFP, to its healthcare team. Falkenberry, a seasoned family medicine physician … more
AUBURN UNIVERSITY — Across the country, people are becoming more aware of the impact that vaping can have on teens. In fact, Utah lawmakers recently proposed a bill that would ban the sale of … more
Alabama doctors are emphasizing the pivotal role of a strong doctor-patient relationship in delivering optimal healthcare. This message is at the forefront of a new awareness campaign launched by the … more
Arthritis, a prevalent condition affecting more than one-third of Americans, will be the focal point of informative sessions led by Dr. Keith Spain, a fellowship-trained non-surgical sports medicine … more
A research endeavor led by a team at Auburn University, spearheaded by Professor Wayde Morse, seeks to bridge a notable gap in outdoor recreation research through the development of the Outdoor … more
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