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Alabama experiences high influenza-like illness activity; flu shots still recommended

Alabama experiences high influenza-like illness activity; flu shots still recommended
February 16, 2017
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From Alabama Health Dept.: The flu season is here, and Alabama is one of 23 states experiencing high influenza-like illness …Read More

Keller/Red Bay Hospitals Cut 22 Employees – Update

Keller/Red Bay Hospitals Cut 22 Employees – Update
February 7, 2017
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Update: Red Bay Hospital has stated four of the 22 employees losing their jobs will be from that institution. A …Read More

The Problem of Binge Drinking

The Problem of Binge Drinking
January 20, 2017
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From Alabama Dept. of Health: In November 2016, the Surgeon General released a major report entitled, “Facing Addiction in America, …Read More

American Parkinson Disease Association Launches Online Parkinson’s Awareness Training Program

American Parkinson Disease Association Launches Online Parkinson’s Awareness Training Program
January 11, 2017
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From Our News Partner: The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) has partnered with the Office of Continuing Professional Education (OCPE) …Read More

Vaccinations & Circumcision? A No Brainer…

Vaccinations & Circumcision? A No Brainer…
January 10, 2017
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Simultaneously published in Nurse Nan: A traveler walked down a country road in India. After traversing a few miles, he …Read More

Scale Back Alabama kicks off its 11th year

Scale Back Alabama kicks off its 11th year
January 9, 2017
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From Dept. of Public Health: A new year is the perfect time to shed those extra pounds, and the state’s …Read More

American Lung Association Encourages Awareness of Underutilized Lung Cancer Testing

American Lung Association Encourages Awareness of Underutilized Lung Cancer Testing
January 9, 2017
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From Our News Partner: As part of its ongoing dedication to providing the best information and support to patients with …Read More

Elder Care: Medication, Even Taken Correctly, Can be Dangerous

Elder Care: Medication, Even Taken Correctly, Can be Dangerous
January 4, 2017
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From Our New Partner: Adverse drug reactions are an all-too-common cause of hospitalization for elders. About half of Americans age …Read More

All in a Day’s Work (Not for Squeamish)

All in a Day’s Work (Not for Squeamish)
January 2, 2017
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Watch this ping pong ball size growth being removed by a Canadian dermatologist. Now go eat your crackers and Cheez-Whiz:

Alcohol Strongly Tied to Prostate Cancer

Alcohol Strongly Tied to Prostate Cancer
December 20, 2016
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From Our News Partner: New research conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis analyzing a total of 27 studies meeting criteria for …Read More

Man’s Best Friend: How Dogs Help Us Heal

Man’s Best Friend: How Dogs Help Us Heal
December 15, 2016
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From Our News Partner: For as long as dogs have been man’s companions, they’ve been known for their ability to …Read More

Pregnant women urged to be tested for syphilis

Pregnant women urged to be tested for syphilis
December 13, 2016
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From Alabama Dept. of Health: The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy …Read More

Canine Auburn Grads Saving Lives

Canine Auburn Grads Saving Lives
September 21, 2016
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Bart Rogers and Craig Angle, with Canine Performance Sciences Program (CPS) at Auburn University, watch as Floyd, a black lab, …Read More

Bottled Bug Sprays to Battle Zika

Bottled Bug Sprays to Battle Zika
May 30, 2016
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Published Simultaneously in “Nurse Nan’s Natural Home Remedies & First-Aid” Zika virus is here. Each week seems to bring a …Read More

Nurse Nan on AIDS Transmission

Nurse Nan on AIDS Transmission
January 28, 2016
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Republished from “Nurse Nan’s Natural Home Remedies”: Recently the TimesDaily ran an article on Alabama Health Department official Tom Robertson …Read More

Update on Shoals Orthopedics Lawsuit/Death

Update on Shoals Orthopedics Lawsuit/Death
January 11, 2015
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According to a lawsuit filed last week in Colbert County, eight patients of Shoals Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, all being …Read More