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.
Approximately 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. Early detection is crucial to finding and beating prostate cancer, which is why Infirmary Cancer Care is hosting free prostate cancer screenings from 8-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in Mobile, Fairhope, Bay Minette and Atmore.
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.
A smoking habit is very serious and can cause severe health problems for the rest of your life.
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.
Each January since 2007, Alabamians gear up to kick off a healthier New Year with Scale Back Alabama.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law on March 23, 2010, created new requirements for not-for-profit hospitals to complete a community health needs assessment (CHNA) and implementation plan every three years. These assessments and strategies ensure that hospitals have the information they need to help meet the healthcare needs of their communities.