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YMCA health fair 2017

Image courtesy of YMCA of Greater Birmingham

Most branches will offer free health screenings, pediatric dental care, flue shots, free personal training sessions and chair massages. more

Oct 5, 2017 3:05 PM News

The MindSide working with athletes from big leagues to high school. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:28 PM Businesses

For those looking to start off with a fit new year, here are some tips from several local business owners who spend their days meal planning, giving healthy advice and running a catering business. more

Dec 28, 2016 8:04 PM Businesses

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

Now that school is back in session, one thing on the mind of many parents is what to pack in their child’s lunch. From buying the food to making a menu to packing it up five days a week, it can be one more thing on the to-do list. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:14 PM Schools

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Erica Techo

Brookwood Baptist Health is opening a diagnostic center on July 5 at its new building at the intersection of Highway 119 and U.S. 280 more

Jun 29, 2016 9:44 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Leta Hoit.

Every Thursday after school, the sounds of Beyonce’s “Move Your Body” — a song written for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! program — can be heard from Greystone Elementary School’s gym. more

Mar 23, 2016 3:16 PM Hoover Schools

Reformer Pilates

Photos courtesy of Ainslie McLean.

Ainslie McLean has been the owner of Reformu Reformer Training for the past 10 years and recently opened a studio at Inverness Highlands, 5209 Valleydale Road. more

Nov 23, 2015 6:43 PM Businesses

Hilltop Montessori

Photo courtesy of Hilltop Montessori.

Hilltop Montessori School in Mt Laurel would like to be the “only school we know of to harvest and serve organic lunches.” Every day, students get their snacks from the 18 gardens the school tends on its grounds. more

Oct 26, 2015 6:06 PM Schools

Doulas

Photo courtesy of Heather Sachs.

Doulas offer a unique role during childbirth. more

Oct 26, 2015 3:03 PM People/Places

Physicians are reviewed by their peers, and only doctors in the top 5 percent of their specialty make the list. more

Oct 6, 2015 6:57 PM People/Places

Greystone Fitness Center

Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

On Sept. 21, the club opened its 4,000-square-foot fitness center inside the Founders clubhouse. The center features a nutrition area, 21 cardio machines with Internet and cable access, strength machines and free weights. more

Sep 23, 2015 10:24 PM Businesses

Flo Sherrill

Photo courtesy of Jan Harris.

Flo Sherrill, who turned 100 years old on July 1, shares her healthy lifestyle and her love for her community. more

Aug 28, 2015 6:13 PM People/Places

Sprout and Pour

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Amanda Blake Turner and her business partners have opened a Sprout & Pour juicing bar at The Summit to continue sharing the power of juice. more

Aug 28, 2015 3:29 PM Businesses

When you picture a chiropractic office, you may imagine people bent over in 90-degree angles moaning in pain... While many do enter our care due to pain, what keeps them here is their lack of pain and pursuit of improved overall health. more

Aug 28, 2015 2:57 PM Columns

Chris Ritter

Sydney Cromwell

Confined to a hospital bed at UAB, the 23-year-old is waiting to find out when he will get a new heart. more

Aug 3, 2015 3:44 PM People/Places

A bob in a tethered hot air balloon and a blood pressure reading are just two of a slate of options available to participants at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen’s Block Party and Health Festival. The event is scheduled for June 13, 5-8 p.m. more

Jun 10, 2015 2:59 PM People/Places

St. Vincent’s Health System is holding Heart Day 2015 tomorrow, Feb. 21, from 6-11 a.m. Participants can receive a lipid profile, a blood pressure screening, a basic metabolic profile and a T-shirt for $30. more

Jan 23, 2015 10:09 PM People/Places

The first and only pediatric facility in Chelsea celebrated its grand opening Dec. 7. more

Dec 17, 2014 6:42 PM News

St. Vincent's One Nineteen

Photo by Madison Miller.

The Countdown to the Holidays Living Healthy Challenge provides students with simple health and wellness information on a daily basis. more

Oct 27, 2014 5:07 PM People/Places 1 Comments

Dr. Donald Williamson addresses health at the Greater Shelby Chamber luncheon. more

Oct 27, 2014 4:43 PM News

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