Mental Health

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 …

Parenting Points

February 17, 2016

4 Tips to Leading Your Child toward Good Decision Making Good decision making is not a skill with which we are born. We can look back at examples from our past when we made very poor decisions that were not properly thought out and the unfortunate consequences that accompanied those decisions. There are two very …

Mission Makers

February 17, 2016

GriefShare Offers Hope If you’ve lost a spouse, parent, child, or family member, you’ve probably found there are not many people who understand the deep hurt you feel. This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about things you’ve never before faced. For almost 25 years, GriefShare has been …

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