Physical Health

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Flu or COVID-19: When to Seek Treatment for Your Child

December 28, 2020

Healthy Living Is it flu or COVID-19? That’s a question many parents and caregivers may be asking when a child shows signs of illness. Symptoms such as fever, muscle aches and a cough are similar in both viral illnesses, so a phone call to the child’s pediatrician or primary care provider will help determine next …

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1 in 26: Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama

December 28, 2020

Healthy Living Did you know that 1 in every 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime? While that number is staggering, Garland Stansell, Chief Communications Officer at Children’s of Alabama and Advisory Board Chair of the Epilepsy Foundation of Alabama (EFA) says there is hope for people with epilepsy. Stansell saw firsthand the impact …

Give the Gift of Mobility & Accessibility

November 24, 2020

Home for the Holidays As you think of those on your Christmas gift list, consider the gift of mobility and accessibility. Regaining vertical mobility has never been easier in this day and age, and with a stairlift installed in the home, you or a loved one can be on the fast track to independence. A …

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Fun for the Whole Family: Hammies in Hoover

October 28, 2020

The Great Outdoors Brought to you by: Community Partner www.ThomasWaters.com, 205-879-1988. Looking for a way for the family to enjoy time together outdoors? Check out Hammies in Hoover! The event is a part of The Hammies Trail Run Series which offers Birmingham area families the opportunity to enjoy trail riding close to home. “This event …

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Preventing Child Injuries

October 28, 2020

Healthy Living Children are naturally curious and can often be injured by falling, touching a hot stove, etc., but there are steps parents and guardians can take to prevent these injuries. Dr. Kathy Monroe, medical director of the Children’s of Alabama Emergency Department and a professor of pediatrics at UAB, shares that injuries are the …

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Caring for Our Veterans

October 27, 2020

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman Birmingham holds a special place in Veterans Day history. In 1947, World War II veteran from Birmingham, Raymond Weeks, led a delegation to Washington, D.C. to urge then-Army Chief of Staff General Dwight Eisenhower to expand Armistice Day to celebrate all veterans. Weeks led …

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Be Ready for a Stroke

September 29, 2020

Legal Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Bradford & Holliman  October 29 is World Stroke Day. We certainly hope a stroke never strikes you or your loved ones, but you have to be prepared. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) references a study from the American Heart Association Stroke Statistics Committee that says strokes …

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A Halloween Trick? An Unexpected Slip & Fall

September 29, 2020

Legal Matters presented by: Frank S. Buck, P.C., Personal Injury Imagine you are with your kids at a business trick or treating when suddenly your shoe gets caught on a broken tile on the floor and you fall breaking your ankle, what do you do? Alabama law requires businesses to keep their premises in a …

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One Game at a Time: Birmingham Legion’s Jake Rufe

August 31, 2020

Cover Story Jake Rufe said he could have never imagined that he’d be playing for Birmingham’s professional soccer team, but he knows that God’s plans are always bigger and better than anything he could have foreseen. Rufe, a Huntsville native who played club soccer in high school in the Birmingham area, joined Birmingham Legion FC …

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Restoration Ride: By God’s Grace

August 31, 2020

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner State Farm, www.ThomasWaters.com “By God’s grace I am here. I have been the beneficiary of God’s ocean of grace,” explains Thomas Waters as he remembers the bike ride he took through Irondale two years ago. “I felt the car’s front end hit me and the next thing …

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