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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Nationally, 355 schools from 23 states made the list put out by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Read more

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Photo from U.S. National Library of Medicine

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages but can be deadly for babies less than a year old. Read more


YMCA health fair 2017

Image courtesy of YMCA of Greater Birmingham

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



Photo courtesy of Sheila Lackey.

The third annual Beauty is a Beast was held Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Aveda Institute in Hoover. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

There are numerous opportunities to give back to others and participate in a healthy run or walk in Hoover in September. Here are four: Read more


A total of 25 positive tests have been reported in 16 Alabama counties. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Two Hoover families are raising awareness for a rare genetic disorder. Read more



Photos courtesy of Ainslie McLean.

Ainslie McLean had been an athlete all her life. But after the birth of her second child, she began experiencing severe back and hip pain, the source of which doctors could not pinpoint. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Jeanna and Jay Sims.

The Ross Bridge and Deer Valley communities come together to support a toddler who needs a transplant. Read more


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Courtesy Jason Gaston, Hoover City Schools

As a part of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program, eight Hoover schools have made changes to encourage staff and student to eat healthier and move more. Read more


Hundreds of area students and their parents waited patiently for the Prince of Peace church doors to open recently for an annual back-to-school health fair. Read more

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