Health

2014 Farmer’s Market Season Opens This Weekend

2014 Farmer’s Market Season Opens This Weekend

The doldrums of winter are pretty much behind us and the clear days of Spring mean the return of  produce season in Alabama! Area farmer’s markets are getting ready to welcome hungry families all over Huntsville & Madison County, and the first weekly one of the season opens this Saturday in Madison. To celebrate, Rocket(…)

Let’s Talk About Your Girly Bits

Let’s Talk About Your Girly Bits

Okay ladies, it’s time to talk about a subject that’s usually taboo: our girly parts and periods. Let’s talk about Endometriosis. You’ve probably heard of it. You probably know someone who has it. But what do you actually *know* about it? What if you have it and you don’t even know it? March is Endometriosis(…)

UCP Huntsville, More Than Cerebral Palsy

UCP Huntsville, More Than Cerebral Palsy

Our name is a little misleading, but our mission is not: The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley, Inc. (UCP) is to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and promote their independence, self-sufficiency and full citizenship in the community. UCP Huntsville serves not only children with cerebral palsy,(…)

Eating My Way Through the Holidays

Eating My Way Through the Holidays

I’ve been thinking a lot about food lately. Obviously, tis the season to stuff your face. Everywhere there are delicious and yummy goodies which, in years past, I have happily partaken of. But this year is a little bit different. After some health problems in May, my 31-year old body went into surgical menopause. And(…)

Vaccines to Shoo the Flu

Vaccines to Shoo the Flu

Children are the most likely offenders for spreading the flu virus because of inadequate hand washing and because they don’t always remember to cover their cough. Flu is the leading cause of missed school and work days. It’s true for adults and for kids – immunization is the most effective way to prevent the flu.(…)

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