Physical Health


Back To Class with T. Fox SalonSpa

July 27, 2021

Healthy Living Need a little boost as you head into fall? T. Fox SalonSpa can help! Up late grading papers? Skip the shampoo and try the Aveda Shampowder Dry Shampoo! BENEFITS: Absorbs excess oil, impurities and sweat Adds effortless volume and texture Back to school means back to breakouts. Fight back with AVEDA outer Peace …

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To God be the Glory: Jeff Davis, MD Shares His Victory over Severe Covid

April 28, 2021

Miracle Moments Brought to you by: Molly Maid of Birmingham, “You restored me to health and let me live. Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the grave.” Isaiah 38:16-17 In 2020, I went on a journey I would never have chosen to go …

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Come Join Our Family!

April 26, 2021

Senior Scene  We are excited and proud to say that Brookdale University Park is open to new residents. When you come in for a tour, you will have the option to choose from an indoor and/or outdoor visit, where permitted. We offer a virtual connection too. New residents will not be obligated to quarantine prior …

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The Struggle is Real

March 25, 2021

Every Family Deserves Hope I have been serving in the substance abuse recovery ministry for the past thirteen years and one thing that I have never heard from anyone is, “I always wanted to grow up to be an addict.” Experts estimate that in Alabama there are more than 300,000 individuals suffering from opioid addiction …

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Run2Rebuild: Running the Race to Restoration

March 25, 2021

Mission Makers Run2Rebuild is a community volunteer group comprised of 20 plus men that aims to build a support network for clients at the Jimmie Hale Mission’s men’s center through motivation, physical fitness education, and goal-setting practices. The group was started by James Harris, Garrett Rogers, Jess Westerhouse and Jordan Carr while looking for ways …

What to Expect at Your First Gynecologist Visit

March 7, 2021

Healthy Living presented by: Henderson & Walton Women’s Center, P.C.  To those of you who have not made a trip to a gynecologist, the very thought of it probably makes you feel uncomfortable. Most of us are not even comfortable with looking at our own bodies, so baring it all in front of a physician …

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Meet Nora & Steven: The Pediatric & Congential Heart Center of Alabama

February 5, 2021

Healthy Living Heart disease doesn’t affect just adults. For children in need of specialized cardiovascular care, families can turn to experts at the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama(PCHCA) at Children’s of Alabama, one of the largest pediatric cardiovascular programs in the Southeast. Here are the stories of two Jefferson County children impacted by Congenital Heart Disease and helped by Birmingham’s PCHCA. …

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How to Pick Supplements that are Safe, Effective & Right for You

February 4, 2021

Healthy Living Are you one of the 70% of adults in the United States who take a nutritional supplement? More than likely you or someone you know is currently taking a vitamin or other daily supplement. As you have probably noticed, there are endless brands and options when it comes to choosing a supplement and …

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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 …

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