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Michael Mansour, M.D., FACC, FACP, interventional cardiologist, joins Diagnostic & Medical Clinic from the Mississippi Gulf Coast region. Diagnostic & Medical Clinic is the largest private … more
DAPHNE — Sunrise Dermatology is pleased to announce the addition of fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon Dr. Vernon Forrester to its Daphne clinical team. Forrester completed his fellowship … more
Danny Saxon was finishing a job repairing and cleaning a pool this past February when he started feeling like he had bad indigestion.He popped a couple antacid pills and chugged a few bottles of … more
The human brain is a marvel. Everything from thought to memory to emotion is controlled by the brain, which only underscores how impressive this incredible organ is.The word "brain" is something of … more
The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and Mobile County Health Department (MCHD) have identified the first case of monkeypox virus infection in Alabama. Both organizations remain on alert … more
MOBILE — Mobile Infirmary has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval ® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check Mark for Advanced … more
The smells of summer have returned: sunscreen, freshly cut grass and burgers sizzling on the grill. For many families, backyard barbecues are a staple of summer dining. But often the foods … more
The University of Mobile announced this week that its new fast-track associate degree in Nursing program is officially enrolling students for classes that start in August. Students should apply … more
A vehicle can heat up quickly even when it is not extremely hot outside, rising 20 degrees within 10 minutes. According to , there are on average 38 child hot car deaths per year … more
It gets hot in Alabama in July. And humid. Medical providers say stay hydrated, keep cool and be aware of the signs of heat illness. Marie-Carmelle Elie, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency … more
The O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the only National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and in a four-state region, … more
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
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