Hearing Health—Treating Hearing Loss

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center Life is about relationships—those that we have now and those that we have had. The loss of relationship and the ability to share life with someone you love can occur by distance or death, but it also occurs when someone can’t hear well enough to communicate or … Continue reading Hearing Health—Treating Hearing Loss

Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing CenterOur noisy world can take a toll on the delicate structures of the inner ear. Noise is unwanted and/or harmful sound, which has adverse impact on auditory and non-auditory health. “Noise pollution” can result in permanent loss of hearing and is a public health threat. Hazardous levels of … Continue reading Preventing Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Detecting Early Warning Signs of ADHD in Children 

By: Taneia Surles, MPH, HAPPI HealthMost people expect young children to be full of energy burned off by playing with toys, having fun with friends, or other forms of physical activity. However, what happens when a child cannot focus at school after playtime? When a child cannot concentrate for an extended period or get tasks … Continue reading Detecting Early Warning Signs of ADHD in Children 

Parents….Be Involved

By Brandi LumleyPrincipalSaint Anne Catholic School As days are starting to get shorter and schools are opening their doors, it is important to make sure your students are ready for the new school year. Supplies have been bought, book bags are ready to go, and lunches packed, but how can parents/guardians help students ease back … Continue reading Parents….Be Involved

Senior Placement Services –What Do We Do

By Makalya MelvinSenior Placement ServicesAt Senior Placement Services, our focus is finding the perfect retirement community for you or your loved one. We begin the process by consulting with you and identifying the best communities for your budget and care needs. We then arrange tours of the communities selected, accompany you on these tours, and … Continue reading Senior Placement Services –What Do We Do

Choosing the Right ACT/SAT Test Prep

By Greer Milam, SPARC Test Prep One extra point on an ACT score can mean the difference between a student attending his or her first or second choice college. Even a single question on the test can tip a score forward or backward potentially affecting a family’s budget thousands of dollars each year. Performance on … Continue reading Choosing the Right ACT/SAT Test Prep

New and Improved Kids Space to Celebrate Huntsville’s, Past, Present and Future

By Mayor Tommy BattleOne of the City’s most popular children’s playgrounds in John Hunt Park is undergoing a $6.8 million renovation. The new and improved Kids Space will include a variety of play spaces and activities for children of all abilities, along with a previously announced skatepark. Recognizing the importance of Kids Space to the … Continue reading New and Improved Kids Space to Celebrate Huntsville’s, Past, Present and Future

Preparing for the Future

By Elisa FerrellBoard RepresentativeDistrict 3 Huntsville City Schools I celebrate a birthday this month. When I reflect back, I truly cannot believe time has passed so quickly. When I was a child, it felt like time moved like molasses. It felt like I was going to be at the kids table at Thanksgiving forever! Now … Continue reading Preparing for the Future

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 

“Something’s Going on in Huntsville”

By Greer Milam, SPARC Test Prep Happy New Year everyone! My first year in Huntsville has been very welcoming. The move up from Birmingham just over a year ago was a definite step of faith that has been confirmed many times over the past several months. For this article I thought I would express my … Continue reading “Something’s Going on in Huntsville”