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    Get a healthy start in 2020 with the Alabama Tobacco Quitline

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Ringing in the New Year is often seen as a chance to get a fresh start. As we approach the beginning of a new decade, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) encourages Alabama’s smokers to start a healthier, tobacco- and...

    More on federal law raising minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21

    Back on Dec. 21, 2019, The Tribune's Birmingham news partner, WVTM 13, reported on the new minimum age for tobacco purchases (see above). Here's more from the Alabama Department of Public Health: MONTGOMERY, Ala. - On Dec. 20, 2019, President Donald Trump...

    ADPH, ADMH partner to break the cycle of stigma

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) have launched a statewide campaign, Stop Judging. Start Healing., aimed at assisting friends, family, physicians, mental health care clinicians, substance abuse prevention and treatment providers and...

    Salad products sold in AL and other states recalled due to possible E. coli contamination

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Missa Bay, LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 75,233 pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)...

    ‘Today, we are celebrating life’

    CULLMAN, Ala. - The weather was cold and windy but the participants were fired up for this year’s Cullman Heart Walk Saturday at Depot Park. The annual walk is a major fundraiser or the American Heart Association (AHA) and is organized each year by...

    Dr. Bill Peinhardt talks about the history of medicine in Cullman County

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The history of medicine in Cullman County has been rich and interesting to date. Those at the Cullman County Public Library this Wednesday had the opportunity to learn about that rich history from retired physician Dr. Bill Peinhardt. The event was part...

    Latest health department scores

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Below are the latest health scores reported by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) for food establishments in Cullman County.   Establishment Name: ADAPRIS PIZZA Address: 1587 Co Rd 437 City: CULLMAN Zip Code: 35055 Score: 97 Smoke Free: Yes Inspection date: 10/1/2019 Establishment Name: ALAMITOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT Address: 3265...

    Diabetes is 8th leading cause of death in Alabama

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Each November, communities across the country observe National Diabetes Month to bring attention to diabetes and its impact on millions of Americans. Diabetes is a disease in which glucose (sugar) builds up in the bloodstream because the body does not produce...

    Surgical Arts surgeons, staff join Cullman Regional Medical Group

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Surgical Arts physicians and staff have joined Cullman Regional Medical Group, the Cullman Regional’s employed physician group. With the addition of Surgical Arts, the group now employs 39 physicians and mid-level providers in anesthesiology, cardiology, family medicine, general surgery, gynecology, interventional...

    South AL man dies in state’s first human case of EEE since 2014

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) confirmed Friday its first case this year of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). A Baldwin County resident, who became ill in September, has died from this mosquito-borne virus. Earlier this year, EEE activity was reported...

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