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ORANGE BEACH — A local family is determined to raise awareness about a rare disorder that has affected their family. After finding out that her 1-year-old daughter, Shreve, had CTNNB1 … more
With the holiday season in full swing, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering tips to help the millions of Americans caring for a loved one with dementia celebrate the holidays … more
Baldwin Bone and Joint will be hosting Lunch & Learn events in Baldwin County in January. The informational events are offered complimentary but require an RSVP. On Thursday, Jan. 11, join Holly … more
Baptist Heart and Vascular Institute (BHVI) provides specialized care for patients experiencing heart failure at its Heart Optimization Clinic, located at the new Baptist Hospital campus at 125 … more
Schedules are filling up with travel and holiday celebrations with friends and family. However, the American Red Cross is urging people to set aside some time to make a lifesaving blood donation. As … more
December is a festive time of year with twinkling lights, fresh baked goods, and lively parties. However, planning menus that meet guests’ dietary restrictions, sticking within a holiday … more
Early detection and effective treatment of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) are the ultimate goals of a study by researchers at the USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute and the University of … more
While many people picture retirement as an opportunity to relax, retirees can face many challenges, including the potential need for long-term care. A 2022 report from the Department of Health … more
The number of COVID-19-related deaths have plummeted while deaths due to fentanyl overdose continued to climb and the number of murders doubled in Baldwin County in 2023. Baldwin County Coroner Brian … more
As temperatures begin to decline and less moisture is present in the air, now is the time to learn about skin care and adopt habits that can support healthier skin, hair and nails for a lifetime. … more
Alabama is one of the states with the highest rates of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and The American Lung Association is raising awareness, taking action and helping make a … more
William Kilgo, M.D., a neurologist with USA Health, recently shared research findings using a first-of-its-kind blood test that monitors multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity in a poster … more
The number of children with severe cases of RSV has risen sharply in recent days in Mobile, with the positivity rate tripling in the last two weeks among pediatric patients at USA Health Children's … more
Pneumococcal pneumonia can disrupt your life for weeks and, in some cases, be serious or even life-threatening. To help adults understand how they can help protect themselves against pneumococcal … more
Physical activity may reduce the risk of heart failure among people with depression or anxiety more so than in people without the mental health conditions, according to new research. Previous studies … more
LaDonna M. Crews, M.D., FAAP, a physician who specializes in complex care pediatrics at USA Health, has been a passionate advocate for her patients, dedicating her practice to creating a medical home … more
Millions of people with normal blood pressure may be misclassified as having blood pressure that is too high because of improper positioning when measurements are taken, new research suggests. … more
Layla Jamison, the George County, Mississippi, teen who survived multiple injuries sustained in a deadly highway washout following Hurricane Ida in 2021, shared her story during last year's A Night … more
In short, men are dying too soon. Our brothers, fathers, cousins and friends are being taken from our lives due to largely preventable causes. The Movember foundation is aiming to change the face of men's health more
BAY MINETTE — When cancer struck close to home, Edith Perkins looked for ways to cope and to help as her sister battled the disease. She picked up a crochet needle and found a way to do … more
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