Health

Prevent tooth decay this Halloween

Prevent tooth decay this Halloween
October 17, 2017
Health

From ADPH: October is here and that means children everywhere will be getting ready to gorge on and stockpile candy …Read More

Brain Training Shows Promise for Bipolar Disorder

Brain Training Shows Promise for Bipolar Disorder
October 16, 2017
Health

From Our News Partner: Researchers at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have discovered for the first time …Read More

Updated STD case numbers reported for Etowah County

Updated STD case numbers reported for Etowah County
October 7, 2017
Health

Etowah County in northeast Alabama recently became the object of jokes when figures for STIs were incorrectly reported, making it …Read More

STD cases reported in Etowah County?

STD cases reported in Etowah County?
September 29, 2017
Health

In case you missed it, a report last week identified Etowah County as having the highest percentage of STIs in …Read More

Annual flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older

Annual flu shots recommended for those 6 months of age and older
September 18, 2017
Health

From ADPH: The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) encourages annual vaccination of all people 6 months of age and …Read More

Pediatricians leading the way as antibiotic prescription rates decline

Pediatricians leading the way as antibiotic prescription rates decline
August 24, 2017
Health

From BC/BS: BIRMINGHAM, AL – Antibiotic prescription fill rates are declining in Alabama and nationally, and pediatricians are leading the …Read More

Public Health warns of increased pertussis cases in Alabama

Public Health warns of increased pertussis cases in Alabama
August 15, 2017
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From ADPH: The Alabama Department of Public Health’s Immunization Division is warning citizens that pertussis cases are significantly higher in …Read More

Innovations Explores Over-the-Counter Cold Shortening Products

Innovations Explores Over-the-Counter Cold Shortening Products
August 5, 2017
Health

From Our News Partner: DMG Productions is excited to announce that Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., the makers of Zicam® Cold Remedy …Read More

Public Health encourages vaccination during National Immunization Awareness Month

Public Health encourages vaccination during National Immunization Awareness Month
August 1, 2017
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From ADPH: August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) would like to encourage …Read More

ADPH tracks mosquito activity

ADPH tracks mosquito activity
July 29, 2017
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From ADPH: Mosquitoes transmit diseases from one human or animal to another, and prevention is key in protecting yourself from …Read More

Need a Hangover Cure?

Need a Hangover Cure?
July 27, 2017
Health

From Hangover Fix: Now there is the perfect remedy for the headaches, nausea, body aches, and fatigue associated with hangovers. …Read More

Modify your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses

Modify your activities to avoid heat-related illnesses
July 17, 2017
Health

From Alabama Dept. of Health: The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) advises the public to be alert to the …Read More

A Really Interesting “Dr. Pimple Popper”

A Really Interesting “Dr. Pimple Popper”
July 16, 2017
Health

Enjoy (the dilated pores are awesome):

Avoid entering bodies of water if you have cuts or abrasions

Avoid entering bodies of water if you have cuts or abrasions
July 11, 2017
Health

From ADPH: Many harmful organisms lurk in lakes, rivers, along the coast, and in other bodies of water. Some bacteria …Read More

Alabama 2017 Fish Consumption Advisories

Alabama 2017 Fish Consumption Advisories
July 10, 2017
Health

From ADPH: The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) annually updates fish consumption advisories based on data collected the preceding …Read More

New Alabama mothers encouraged to complete PRAMS survey

New Alabama mothers encouraged to complete PRAMS survey
July 10, 2017
Health

From ADPH: Why are some babies born healthy while others are not? The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) surveys …Read More

Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy

Marijuana Safety in Pregnancy
June 26, 2017
Health

From Our News Partner: “From exposure during pregnancy to a child’s neurological development, it is an understatement to say the …Read More

Free Antibiotics at Publix

Free Antibiotics at Publix
March 21, 2017
Health

Wondering just which antibiotics are free at the Florence and Muscle Shoals Publix? Here’s an updated list (remember, they’re free, …Read More

Vaccinations & Circumcision? A No Brainer…

Vaccinations & Circumcision? A No Brainer…
January 10, 2017
Health

Simultaneously published in Nurse Nan: A traveler walked down a country road in India. After traversing a few miles, he …Read More

Canine Auburn Grads Saving Lives

Canine Auburn Grads Saving Lives
September 21, 2016
Health

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
Health

Published Simultaneously in “Nurse Nan’s Natural Home Remedies & First-Aid” Zika virus is here. Each week seems to bring a …Read More

Update on Shoals Orthopedics Lawsuit/Death

Update on Shoals Orthopedics Lawsuit/Death
January 11, 2015
Health

According to a lawsuit filed last week in Colbert County, eight patients of Shoals Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, all being …Read More