What are the Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Suicide?

By Taneia Surles, MPHSince 2008, Suicide Prevention Awareness Month has been nationally recognized in September. This month-long holiday aims to raise awareness about suicide, share resources, and support those dealing with suicidal thoughts. With the stigmas and taboos around suicide, organizations like the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) want to shift society's negative perceptions … Continue reading What are the Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Suicide?

Safe Approaches to Pain Management Through TeleHealth

By Kala Patel Safer Pain ManagementOver 125 million adults in the United States suffer from acute or chronic pain. In fact, most people reading this article have at some point reached into the medicine cabinet for treatment of an occasional pain or injury that is inevitable during our active work-play life. These aches and pains … Continue reading Safe Approaches to Pain Management Through TeleHealth

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

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

Hearing Loss – Impact on Cognition

By Anita GilesMS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center “Happy Birthday to You!”Don’t you love the sound of this song when your family and friends celebrate you and how important you are to them? However, there comes a time when you want to stop counting the number of candles on the cake. Reality sets in and you … Continue reading Hearing Loss – Impact on Cognition

List of Upcoming Events: 2022 Armed Forces Celebration

Every year, the Huntsville/Madison County community plans a number of events for our Armed Forces Celebration. We encourage you to mark these dates on your calendar. Monday, June 27 at 8:00 a.m. - Proclamation Signing Ceremony at Huntsville/Madison County Veterans Memorial (200 Monroe Street NW, Huntsville, AL 35801)Leaders from Huntsville, Madison, Madison County, and Redstone … Continue reading List of Upcoming Events: 2022 Armed Forces Celebration

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

Spring from the Inside: Growing Greater Well-Being

By Major General U.S. Army (RET) Paulette RisherPresident/CEO, Still Serving VeteransAs the vibrant, abundant, and live-affirming Spring emerges here in North Alabama, we turn to cleaning, planning, and planting. Life emerges and we shake off the damp grayness of winter – at least we try to. However, all too often we find ourselves going through … Continue reading Spring from the Inside: Growing Greater Well-Being

Considerations for Evaluating Stem Cell and Cellular Therapy Options for Chronic Joint Pain

4601 Whitesburg Dr.Suite 103, Huntsville, AL By Charles I. Lee, M.D. andRegenesis Stem Cell Center Today, people are living longer and seeking more life out of their added longevity.  Structures that play a key role in overall health and quality life as we age are joints of the extremities, hips, shoulders, the back, and neck.  … Continue reading Considerations for Evaluating Stem Cell and Cellular Therapy Options for Chronic Joint Pain

Cold Weather Exercise Tips

By Dawn Tucker, DVM, Animal Emergency and Critical Care We’ve already been experiencing some colder temperatures. Many nights have been below freezing. This poses a special dilemma to keeping our furry friends healthy and fit during the winter months. Exercise is a very important component for our pets physical and psychological health. If you’re like … Continue reading Cold Weather Exercise Tips