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    Undetectable = Untransmittable: An effort to end the HIV epidemic

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has adopted the Prevention Access Campaign‘s Undetectable = Untransmittable(U=U), a national movement to dismantle HIV stigma, improve the lives of people with HIV and bring us closer to ending the HIV epidemic. Scientific findings...

    CRMC’s ONE Rehab now a SilverSneakers site

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    CULLMAN — Cullman Regional Medical Center’s (CRMC) ONE Rehab, Fitness & Sports Medicine is now a participating SilverSneakers site. The SilverSneakers Fitness program is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering...

    Under The Microscope: Bionic Pancreas Offers New Hope For Sufferers of Type 1 Diabetes

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    For sufferers of Type 1 Diabetes, managing their blood sugar can be a constant struggle. An endless stream of insulin injections and various medications are required to keep their blood sugar levels steady. That may all change, however, thanks to Boston University and Massachusetts...

    Taylor Massengill joining Cullman Primary Care OB/GYN

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - On August 1, Dr. Taylor Massengill will join Cullman Primary Care OB/GYN. She is coming on board after the recent retirement of Dr. Howard Williamson in June. She will join Dr. John Wideman, Dr. Thomas Richard and Dr. Shane Sheffield. Massengill is originally from Gardendale...

    Test Results for Suspected Measles Case Are Negative

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    The risk should be very, very low since this baby has mostly stayed home. There shouldn’t be too many others that have been exposed.” Marti Smith, Infection Control Nurse at CRMC CULLMAN – A 9-month-old baby girl was brought into the emergency room at CRMC on...

    Complete Streets: making Cullman pedestrian-friendly

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    Streets are a vital part of livable, attractive communities. Everyone, regardless of age, ability, income, race, or ethnicity, ought to have safe, comfortable, and convenient access to community destinations and public places–whether walking, driving, bicycling, or taking public transportation. But too many of our...

    Annual Colors of Cancer Day this Saturday

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    CULLMAN - For Cullman area residents battling cancer, the Cullman County Bosom Buddies Foundation (CCBBF) offers help through financial support for the expenses involved in treatment. Foundation board member Judy Grissom explained, “The mission of the CCBBF is to raise money through fundraisers and donations,...

    “A short-term solution to a long-term problem”: Sheriff Gentry weighs in on mental health issues

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    CULLMAN - In our continuing series on suicide and mental health, the Tribune sat down with Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry to get his perspective. Sheriff Gentry began by noting the differences between true mental illness and temporary conditions brought on by substance abuse.  The...

    Area funeral homes adjust to COVID-19 restrictions

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    CULLMAN, Ala.- Area funeral homes are having to change the way they plan services as they adjust to guidelines set forth by the state. Local funeral homes have implemented new protocols and new innovative ideas. They also want the public to know they are prepared to handle the...

    Colon Cancer Awareness: A Few Hours of Your Life Might Just Save It

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    They probably could have caught this much earlier if I had gone in when I was supposed to get my colonoscopy.” Windell Turner, Colon Cancer Survivor CULLMAN – There are many different kinds of cancer that medicine has no way to catch early with tests, but...