Feel Good Friday

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Women are advised to get a mammogram every 1 to 2 years starting at age 40. Women at a higher risk for breast cancer should seek expert medical advice about getting mammograms. Ask your doctor about your risk for breast cancer. You can also use the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool at www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool For more…

Take Control Tuesday

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Having a hard time staying on track with your diet and exercise regimen this summer? Well, don’t worry about it! There are going to be days where you slip up on your diet and succumb to food temptations. There will also be days where life simply gets in the way and you miss your scheduled…

Thorough Thursday

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Doctors have been measuring patients’ blood pressure, the force that blood exerts on the inside walls of your vessels, since the first blood pressure cuffs were invented at the beginning of the 20th century. However, Doctors are still finding new ways to extract information about your health and wellness from these numbers. British researchers recently…

Relay For Life!

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Don’t forget to join us tonight at 6PM for Cullman’s annual Relay for Life event. The night will start off at the Cullman County Fairgrounds and run until about midnight. As a reminder, this event takes place to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished together and to remember those we’ve lost. Together, we commit to take…

Thorough Thursday

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Looking for something fun to do outdoors this week? Well, you’re in luck! The 2017 Cullman Strawberry Festival starts on Friday, 5/5, and runs through Saturday, 5/6! Be sure to keep the schedule of events handy so you’ll know what’s taking place and when. Admission is FREE! For more information and a copy of the…

Take Control Tuesday

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According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 80 percent of strokes are preventable if you watch your risk factors. These risk factors could include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, diet, peripheral artery disease, cardiovascular disease and more. In recognition of National Stroke Month, Cullman Regional is offering FREE Stroke Prevention Screenings…

Motivation Monday

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Medical Laboratory Professionals Week recognizes the important role medical laboratory professionals and pathologists play in healthcare. Laboratory professionals often work behind the scenes, and few people know about the critical testing they perform every day. Cullman Regional Laboratory Services includes 43 team members which include medical technologists (MTs), clinical lab technologists (MLTs), specimen processors, phlebotomists,…

Take Control Tuesday

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If you are an adult living with ADHD, a growing body of nutrition and diet research shows that what you eat can make a difference in managing your symptoms. Eating certain foods and following an elimination diet such as the Feingold Diet, which cuts out food additives among other guidelines, can help. Foods, such as…

Thorough Thursday

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When a heart attack doesn’t hurt, how do you know? Contrary to popular belief, chest pain does not always accompany a heart attack so it’s important to recognize the other more subtle symptoms like intense sweating, jaw ache which may extend to the arm or back, dizziness and nausea. If you ever experience these symptoms…

Workout Wednesday

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It’s harder than ever to stay fit and healthy in the winter months. It’s cold and dark outside of work hours and the preferred option is usually to curl up on the sofa in front a nice warm fire. But maintaining an exercise routine is as important as ever, so some helpful tips to stay…