Physical Health

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The Tide and Tigers Join Together with Children’s of Alabama

August 29, 2019

Photo Fun For the ninth consecutive year, Children’s of Alabama has teamed up with the University of Alabama and Auburn University football teams and Wells Fargo in the “Picks for Kids” campaign that will run throughout the 2019-2020 football season. As part of the “Picks for Kids” campaign, Wells Fargo will donate $1,000 to Children’s …

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Restoration Ride: By God’s Grace

August 25, 2019

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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Help, Hope & Healing for Addiction: Samaritan Counseling

August 25, 2019

Healthy Living Samaritan Counseling has a long tradition of offering faith-based professional counseling and coaching to anyone struggling with recovery from an addiction who needs supplementary assistance with their recovery program. Samaritan counselors are fully aware that addiction goes beyond alcohol and drug abuse. Many people deal daily with an addiction to shopping, smoking, sugar, …

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New Source of Transportation for Area Senior Adults

August 25, 2019

Senior Scene As we at Brookdale University Park, a Continuing Care Retirement Community, celebrate our 20th Anniversary this year, we continue to be committed to providing service based on excellence and compassion. We know that these are traits of our service as an established senior living community our residents have come to expect. In order …

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The Pharmacy Gave Me the Wrong Prescription & It Made Me Sick: What Can I Do Legally?

July 28, 2019

Legal Matters If you or a loved one suffered an injury or injuries as a result of being given a wrong prescription by a pharmacist, then it is extremely important to contact an attorney as soon as possible. Under Alabama law, pharmacists are seen as health care providers, just like doctors, and are held to …

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Time to Tailgate! Boiling ‘N Bragging 2019

July 26, 2019

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner Hinkle Roofing, www.HinkleRoofing.com. Wear your favorite college football team colors, enjoy a low country boil and help the most critically ill children in our community. You don’t want to miss Boiling ‘N Bragging 2019– the first college football tailgate party of the season to help raise funds …

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Widespread Grace: Blessing Families with an Open Door

July 25, 2019

Mission Makers Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com. Gracious housing for patients and their families is the mission of Red Mountain Grace. The non-profit ministry lives out its mission by providing a home away from home to out-of-town patients and caregivers during their extended medical stays in Birmingham. Since August of 2013, they …

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The Stewardship Princple

June 26, 2019

TEACHABLE MOMENTS  What does it look like to steward something? Stewardship is taking care of something that is someone else’s. When we give our lives to Him, that means everything we have is His. So, when it comes to our health and body, we must steward what God has given us. Stewardship is a big …

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A Dream Fulfilled: Willpower Fitness Gym

June 25, 2019

Faith at Work Will Lantrip does not recall a time when he was not passionate about athletics. A native of Forestdale, Ala., at the age of thirteen Lantrip’s parents gifted him with a weight set. This gift created the foundation for his passion for weightlifting and body building. Lantrip reflects that, “the more I lifted …

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The Value of Social Time

May 16, 2019

Senior Scene Sometimes, everyday responsibilities leave little or no time to talk with others face to face. When time is set aside to spend with others and connect over something as simple as a shared meal, it can be rejuvenating and enlightening. Samford University students put this idea into practice when they recently visited Brookdale …