Health & Wellness

Tenacity & Perseverance Are Vital Virtues
Communication / Leadership / Managing Stress

Tenacity & Perseverance Are Vital Virtues

Let’s talk about tenacity and perseverance. In this day and age, they are quickly becoming virtues that are being more and more neglected. Whereas hard work and sticking to your guns was viewed as something desirable in days gone by, today anything demanding and strenuous is frowned upon. We whine […]

What Does Science Say about the Mediterranean Diet?
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What Does Science Say about the Mediterranean Diet?

As we are now firmly into summer, vegetable and fruit options are abundant! The farmer’s markets are brimming with beautiful colors of produce, it’s like walking amongst rainbows of colors. It’s great! Many of my patients ask me about what’s the best diet to have and ne of the most […]

Fibroids – Everything you Need to Know for a Modifying Healing Existence
Health & Wellness / SPosts

Fibroids – Everything you Need to Know for a Modifying Healing Existence

Women play a crucial role in maintaining the overall health and well-being of their families. But, when it comes down to their health, they tend to suffer in silence while battling some unique health concerns. Whether it’s recovering after baby birth, autoimmune issues, or incontinence, women deal with several conditions […]

Birmingham artist pays tribute to UAB program serving pregnant women battling addiction
Inspirational Human Interest / Lifestyle / Mental Health

Birmingham artist pays tribute to UAB program serving pregnant women battling addiction

At 14, Abbie began using drugs. At 16, she was convinced she would not live to see her 18th birthday. Then, at 22, she was crying in a doctor’s office, pregnant and addicted to heroin.   Shortly after that visit, Abbie received a call from a nurse with the University of […]

Understanding the Basics of Your Immune System
Ask Dr. Julie / Health & Wellness

Understanding the Basics of Your Immune System

Although you may not think about your immune system until you feel like you’re getting sick, it is always working hard to keep you healthy and alive. Potential environmental threats include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and chemicals, among others. The course and outcome of an infection depend on the characteristics of […]

Post-menopause Stress – Key To Staying Youthful And Active After Menopause
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Post-menopause Stress – Key To Staying Youthful And Active After Menopause

All the ladies are familiar with the word menopause. But how many of you really know what it is? Hardly a few of us. Every woman experiences menopause after a certain age. It is determined as having no menstrual periods of over one year. The right age when women experience […]

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