Brown recluse spiders live in many homes in the south and central US, but most of us rarely see them. As cooler months approach, we give you some tips for avoiding brown recluse bites, next steps if your home is infested and two cautionary tales from people greatly affected by these pests.
Birmingham Health & Nutrition
Do you know what paleo is? Could your thyroid be making you gain weight or be excessively tired? Is heart health really that big of a deal? Should you consider going vegan? There are so many health and nutrition questions and updates that cross our news feeds each day and we research a few of this topics right here to hopefully keep us all healthier and happier! That said, there is tons of controversy over health issues and many opinions. Consider all health-related articles to simply be a forum to get the discussion going and talk to your doctor. She, or he, is the expert!
Lisa Mullins was diagnosed with and successfully treated for breast cancer. She credits, in large part, the caring, capable team at Women’s Medical Center at Brookwood. In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Lisa shares her journey.
If you’re one of the many women who struggle with chronic or recurrent feminine health issues like bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections, this product may be the solution you’ve been seeking. Find out more about pH-D® Feminine Health.
Six minutes, six products and one brush … that’s all it takes to simplify your morning beauty routine. Here’s how.
Getting a good night’s sleep can make all the difference. We’ve spoken with the experts at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center to learn how to get better sleep.
Professional drummer Walker Wright changes lives and offers hope by bringing therapeutic drumming to Children’s of Alabama. We talked with Walker to learn more about the practice of therapeutic drumming and how the program has impacted countless children and their families.
Business owners are often the last to take vacations, and if they do, it’s difficult to really unplug. But Dr. Martha Anne Rich can help.
Find out how three successful physicians at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center start their day off right.
Only 2 percent of the population has it, and there’s a lot that people don’t know about it. Here’s a guide to red hair, for gingers and non-gingers alike!
A glass of wine is a popular way to unwind after a long day, but more and more people are choosing to adopt an alcohol-free lifestyle. Learn about the benefits — both mental and physical — as well as new initiatives that are making giving up drinking ever-more popular.