Friday, March 14th has been declared “World Sleep Day”.
Based on recent statistics, many Alabamians are not exercising regularly. A new Gallup Poll is charting exercise across the country and Alabama finished 48th on the list.
Alabama has the 4th highest childhood obesity rate in the country. That roughly translates into 9 overweight children for every classroom. But Tuscaloosa City schools and Brown Bag PR are teaming up to do something about it with the “You’re It!” campaign.
Missouri would become the third state to make women wait three days to have an abortion after seeing a doctor under legislation passed by the state House on Tuesday.
Federal officials report that more than 55,000 Alabamians have selected a health insurance plan through the federal facilitated health insurance exchange.
A Huntsville legislator expects a close vote when the state Senate considers his bill allowing an extract from marijuana to be used to treat children’s seizures from epilepsy.
Mental illness can impact just about anyone. In fact, research published through the National Alliance for Mental Illness suggests 25 percent of Americans will experience some type of mental illness during the course of their lifetime.
The worsening drought in California likely means Alabama consumers will be paying more for everything from almonds to zucchini.
A growing model of health care has now come to Tuscaloosa.
Sherry Whisenhunt suffers from Multiple Sclerosis. She’s been able to manage her pain for the last several years by taking Hydrocodone once per night, but recently, her doctor stopped writing prescriptions for pain pills.
Sleep experts say Americans aren’t getting an adequate amount of sleep, which is not healthy.
The community health screening will be held at Robinson Elementary School in Fairfield.
A warning for parents using noise machines to help their babies sleep. Some of them may be too loud, increasing an infant’s risk for hearing loss.
Health and environmental experts want to change where we get the popular beads. They say beads from China are made from toxic waste.
Kaye Emack knows the dangers of concussions firsthand. She watched her son, Carter, spend two weeks suffering from one recently.
Sneezing, itching, watery eyes! Spring allergies will come on strong starting in March, if they haven’t already! But, if you or your kids suffer from these dreaded symptoms, allergy experts say there are some things you can do that truly offer relief.
Two brave women share their stories at as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
First the teenager survived a rare cancer. Then she wanted to study it, spurring a study that helped scientists find a weird gene flaw that might play a role in how the tumor strikes.