Tag: <span>healthy</span>

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Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but it doesn’t have to be. The most important thing you can do is to be proactive in protecting your health. Don’t let fear or uncertainty outweigh the benefits of getting screened for colorectal cancer.

by March 16, 2018March 16, 2018
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Let’s Scale Back, Alabama

Scale Back Alabama. This 9-week weight-loss program has helped Alabamians lose more than 1.3 million pounds since January 2007, while awarding the top weight-loss participants with cash prizes.

by January 16, 2018January 22, 2018
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Wishing you Happy Holidays and Healthy Weight

Maintaining a healthy weight during holiday festivities can be a major challenge, but it’s important to remember that your pant size is not the only thing affected by consuming extra calories.

by December 20, 2017December 20, 2017
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Back to School: Straight Talk About Vaccinations

With school starting back soon, Dr. Mary Wells of Infirmary Pediatrics was asked to weigh in on immunizations for a feature in Access Magazine. Dr. Wells explains what she’s learned about the importance of vaccinations in her 20+ years of experience.

by August 1, 2017July 31, 2017
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Show Your Heart Some Love This February

As the No. 1 killer of men and women in the U.S., cardiovascular disease must be taken seriously. Heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure cause one out of every three deaths, and are the largest sources of serious illness and disability.

by February 8, 2017February 8, 2017