Mental Health

A Friend in the Marketplace: Young Business Leaders

February 25, 2018

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner White Plume Technologies https://www.whiteplume.com For 37 years, the ministry of Young Business Leaders (YBL) has worked to provide true community and accountability to business men in Birmingham. More recently the organization has added Women Business Leaders (WBL) to minister to women. This community is built up through weekly …

Keys to Successful Marriage Therapy

October 27, 2017

Healthy Living Why do some couples benefit from marriage therapy while other couples do not? My work has led me to the following conclusions. The most important factor is a faith-based foundation of the marriage. I have tried to provide therapy to spouses who were not devoted to God; the results were not good. Here’s why: A …

The Advantages of Online Therapy

September 23, 2017

Healthy Living While you might be aware that some psychologists perform psychotherapy sessions online, you might not be aware of the advantages that this mode provides. Practical Advantages The client can participate in the session from any location that allows for privacy and an Internet connection. When Internet connectivity is not good, the session can …

Latest in Prevention & Treatment of Concussions

May 25, 2017

Healthy Living Children’s of Alabama, UAB Sports Medicine and the Wise Up! Initiative recently hosted their fourth annual Concussion Summit. The day-long event geared toward coaches, athletic trainers and parents emphasized the importance of post-concussion care, including “Return to Learn” protocol. Renowned pediatric neuropsychologist Gerard Gioia, MD, PhD, from Children’s National Health System in Washington, …

STRESS FREE in 10 Easy Steps

April 28, 2017

Healthy Living Take control of your health – Make a conscious effort for your personal health to exercise, eat right and get that physical check-up we all need every year. The easiest of these is exercise – and the easiest way to begin exercise is to take a walk! Get back in control! Change it up – Whether it’s …

Legal Matters

June 27, 2016

  What You Need to Know About Children with Special Needs & Guardianship All parents face stress as they watch their children grow into adulthood and try to guide them on their life’s journey. Parents of children with special needs face even more challenges as their child reaches adulthood. In Alabama, a child is considered …

Healthy Living

June 27, 2016

Fight Mental Decline by Staying Socially Engaged  Recent research shows that people who actively use hearing devices have a lower risk of mental decline as they age. They tend to stay more engaged in an active social life. Healthy hearing helps since using proper hearing technology decreases the effort and stress associated with discerning speech. …

Healthy Living

May 27, 2016

Presented by: Henderson & Walton Women’s Center P.C. The Journey to a Better Body At Henderson and Walton Women’s Center, P.C., we think of our patients as family. So when one of our family members does something extraordinary, we can’t help but brag. We hope Sheree Reeves journey of overcoming her struggle with her weight …

Healthy Living

April 4, 2016

Effort to Educate Alabama Youth on the Dangers of Tobacco & Electronic Cigarettes Children’s of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Pediatrics recently received a grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) with the goal of protecting Alabama youth from secondhand smoke exposure, tobacco use and initiation, with …

Healthy Living

February 18, 2016

The Heart of the Matter- The Signs & Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women & Ways to Reduce Your Risk Every minute in the United States, someone’s wife, mother, daughter or sister dies from heart disease, stroke or another form of cardiovascular disease (CVD). More than one in three women is living with CVD, including nearly …