Physical Health

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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, “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 End Epilepsy

August 11, 2020

Healthy Living A new specialty license plate is now available to residents of Alabama who want to show their support of children with pediatric epilepsy. In a collaboration between the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Children’s of Alabama and Epilepsy Foundation Alabama, the Help End Epilepsy tag will provide valuable funding for patient care, education, research …

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Prepare for Medical Emergencies at College

July 28, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning In August last year, I wrote about the types of emergency information and legal documents your young adult should have in hand when heading to college. With the pandemic still a threat, the need for healthcare legal documents is even more important this year. A healthcare …

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Banks Academy Scores Big in Basketball!

March 30, 2020

Education Extra The Banks Academy Jets Varsity Boys Basketball team played in the ACAA State Championship game for the second time in three years. The Jets won the State Championship in 2018 and finished runner up on Saturday, February 22 2020. During the six seniors’ last three seasons, the Jets won 61 games, averaging 20 …

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Ways to Stay Healthy at Home

March 30, 2020

Healthy Living Times can seem crazy. The unknown is scary. With everyone being panicked around you, how can you stay positive and hopeful for the future when everything seems to be falling apart? Lift your eyes. From the situation. From the stress. From the uncertainty. Lift your eyes to the One who knows, cares, and …

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Professional Soccer Players Train at Hoover Met Complex

March 30, 2020

Special Feature The Hoover Met Complex (HMC) is now the training home of Birmingham’s first and only locally owned and operated professional soccer franchise, Birmingham Legion FC. “In choosing HMC as our 2020 Training Facility, we wanted a high-level complex that has both grass and turf training fields along with excellent locker room amenities. HMC …

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Why Staying Socially Active as You Age Is Good for Your Health

February 29, 2020

Senior Scene Why Staying Socially Active as You Age Is Good for Your Health Although loneliness may not seem like a significant issue, lack of social contact can have a seriously detrimental effect on the emotional and physical health of older adults, who are often most susceptible to isolation. It’s a fact of life that …

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Back by Popular Demand: Free Health & Wellness Event!

February 26, 2020

Healthy Living The Seasoned Adult Ministry of First Baptist Trussville will host its 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Event on Thursday, March 12. A panel of physicians and other healthcare professionals will lecture and answer questions on topics including pain management, hip and knee replacement, heart health, kidney disease, hearing and ENT, weight management, stroke …

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Servant Leader: Vestavia’s Ben Cox

February 17, 2020

Special Feature Cheer on Vestavia’s Ben Cox as he bikes across America for people with disabilities! Cox, a sophomore at Troy University and a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, will bike across America from California to Washington, D.C. in an annual cycling trip called The Journey of Hope. Cox plans to raise $15,000 for …

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