Hearing Health

By Anita Giles, MS, CCC-AAudiologist, Physicians Hearing CenterTake a moment and think about the smell of coffee, the taste of ice cream, hugging someone, seeing that grandchild reach for you and hearing the words “I love you”. This process happens when the sensations of–smell, taste, touch, vision, and hearing—are gathered and communicated to our brain, … Continue reading Hearing Health

Wellstone Emergency Center

By Karen PetersenDirector Of Development Imagine you’re sick, and your symptoms flare. But people around you aren’t familiar with your condition and have no idea how to respond. They’re terrified and call police, who take you to jail or the Emergency Department. Neither is equipped to handle your type of illness. Eventually your symptoms subside, … Continue reading Wellstone Emergency Center

Allergy Season in the Tennessee Valley 

By Selina JohnsonHAPPI Health Have you recently noticed a change in the weather and how your body is responding to it? Have you had any of the following symptoms lately: itchy and watery eyes, runny nose and sneezing? If so, you may be experiencing seasonal allergies. We are officially in allergy season which lasts from the … Continue reading Allergy Season in the Tennessee Valley 

What’s On Your Heart? Let’s Talk About Cardiovascular Health

By Selina JohnsonHappi HealthFebruary was American Heart Month and our office thought it would be great to go more in depth about why cardiovascular health is so important. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “About 659,000 people die every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease. That’s 1 in every … Continue reading What’s On Your Heart? Let’s Talk About Cardiovascular Health

Hearing Health

By Anita Giles, MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center Life is enriched by interaction with and reaction to many sounds, sights, tastes, smells, and touch. Of these inputs, hearing impacts our relationships and interactions more than any other. Helen Keller stated, “Hearing is the soul of knowledge and information of a high order. To be cut … Continue reading Hearing Health

I Spy an Itchy Eye

By Dr. Alana Coker O.D.R City Eye Care It’s that time of year again. Birds are chirping, leaves are returning to the trees, flowers are blooming, and everything is covered in a thick, yellow dust.  This pollen bomb often leads to weeks or even months of suffering through allergy symptoms that can range from mild … Continue reading I Spy an Itchy Eye

Home Care Assistance

By Tommy and Gleria Anderson, Co-OwnersHome Care Assistance of Huntsville Home Care Assistance has been around for 18 years. There are about 160 Home Care Assistance locations worldwide. Tommy and Gleria Anderson are co-owners of Home Care Assistance of Huntsville, whereas their office is in Hampton Cove, they have been servicing the Huntsville/Madison County community … Continue reading Home Care Assistance

Meet Tommy and Gleria Anderson

Tommy and Gleria are U.S. Army veterans with a long history of community service. Their blended family is scattered across the United States and they are proud of their accomplishments. Here is their story…. How did you get to Huntsville? Tommy- Gleria is a native of Hillsboro, AL and I’m a native of Ridgeland, Ms.  We … Continue reading Meet Tommy and Gleria Anderson

Disparities in Pregnancies 

Written by: Selina R. Johnson  Professional Expertise: Dr. Marcia Mierez  In the past several years the topic of disparities in pregnancy has received more publicity due to the high-profile women who have been affected by it. Beyonce Knowles-Carter and Serena Williams are amongst celebrities who have been vocal about their experience that was almost fatal. … Continue reading Disparities in Pregnancies 

Hearing Health

Life is enriched by interaction with and reaction to many sounds, sights, tastes, smells, and touch. Of all these sensory inputs, hearing impacts our relationships and interactions more than any other sense. Hearing is vital to human activities, learning, information exchange, and connection with others. Hearing is a constant stream of auditory input in which … Continue reading Hearing Health