January is a time for new beginnings. Maybe quitting smoking is one of your New Year's resolutions. Having lost a grandfather to lung cancer who was a heavy smoker, I know the pain of seeing someone go throug... Read More
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We all remember her as the beloved Fran Fine from the CBS hit, The Nanny, always the bumbling nanny pining after the handsome and debonair Maxwell Sheffield. We all cheered as the slapstick humor and brilliantl... Read More
Karen has been a Speech Pathologist working in the medical field for over 18 years. Originally from South Florida, she now considers Birmingham her home. She loves her fur babies, traveling and cooking for her ... Read More
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Several years ago I read an article in a magazine about skin cancer and decided to get a skin exam. I had just finished college and didn’t really think the dermatologist was going to find anything. To my surp... Read More
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August 1st NFD introduced you to National Girlfriends Day with some great information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here is more great health information as a follow-up to our August 1st... Read More
Being the good health educator that I am, I know all too well the dangers of getting too much sun as well as some of the unwanted cosmetic effects it can have over time. Summer time is supposed to b... Read More
It’s February. How are those New Year’s fitness resolutions going? If you are like most people, the motivation is starting to wane, especially when the weather is so cold. Before you know it, that enthusias... Read More
Pilates training can be an excellent way to achieve the postural re-education and muscle-balancing necessary to recover from the side effects of breast cancer treatment. Pilates can help alleviate pain from bre... Read More
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Mind-body therapies like dance and art can soothe the soul. They might help heal the body, too. By MATT ALDERTON, Cancer Fighters Thrive Katherine Sjoblom has always been creative. In fact, she used... Read More
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“CANCER.” For those who are not diagnosed with this condition, just saying the word out loud to yourself highlights many negative connotations associated with it. Depression. Anxiety. Loneliness. Weaknes... Read More