Health & Wellness

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

What’s Inflammation and How Do We Fight It???
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What’s Inflammation and How Do We Fight It???

Inflammation is one of the immune system’s most important defense mechanisms to protect the body against disease and injury. When unregulated, however, this same inflammatory process can lead to cell death, tissue damage, and organ dysfunction. In fact, inflammation is at the root of most chronic diseases.  The key to […]

Moving After Divorce: The Best Way to Get Rid of Stress
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Moving After Divorce: The Best Way to Get Rid of Stress

Divorces are unfortunate events and some of the most stressful events in life. When going through one, it’s not uncommon to feel emotionally drained. There are so many negative emotions and so much divorce stress to process that if not dealt with properly, can start negatively affecting you at a […]

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