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Just an hour after climbing out of the wreckage of his office, Dr. Ernest Okeke caught a ride to Vaughan Regional Medical Center to treat those injured by the tornado and storms.

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The lingering COVID-19 pandemic has taken a big toll on the healthcare system in the state of Alabama. Some doctors and nurses have been driven out of the profession and others are thinking about doing the same.

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Some good news to help start your day: America’s cancer mortality rate has fallen 32% since the early 1990s! Less smoking and more screening are two big factors driving the drop in the death rate.

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Join the Alabama Professionals Health Program (APHP) at The Lodge at Gulf State Park for their inaugural conference, focused on bringing hope and renewal back to the workplace for healthcare professionals!

For more information, visit their website: https://t.co/7idq5cPgdF

A report from the American Cancer Society released Thursday shows continued decreases in cancer deaths but health experts say more could be done regarding cancer prevention.

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The effects of long Covid tend to resolve within a year of mild infection, with vaccinated people at lower risk of breathing difficulties compared with unvaccinated people, according to a study.

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Alabama physicians encourage new moms who feel overwhelmed, anxious, or exhausted to reach out for free, confidential support at the national Maternal Mental Health Hotline.

Call or text 1-833-943-5746 (1-833-9-HELP4MOMS) to use.

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Upon Friday’s deadline, the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission said it received 94 applications for medical marijuana business licenses.

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Adults who aren’t sufficiently hydrated may age faster, face a higher risk of chronic diseases and be more likely to die younger than those who stay well-hydrated, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health.

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Mental health care leaders in Alabama see an uptick in admissions around the holidays every year and say this year is no exception.

ADMH says the state has seen an increase in calls to the new 988 suicide hotline.

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