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    Mental health care program underway to aid Cullman County inmates

    WellStone Behavioral Health CEO Chris Van Dyke is seen here addressing the Cullman County Commission about the Stepping Up Initiative last summer. The program officially began this month. (Cullman Tribune file photo) CULLMAN - On Wednesday morning, the Cullman County Commission authorized Sheriff Matt Gentry...

    Birmingham Iron chooses local woman as massage coordinator

    Kristie Williams (front, second from left) with her fellow Alliance of American Football league massage coordinators, program Director Sandy Fritz and Assistant Director Luke Fritz in San Antonio last week (Photo courtesy of Kristie Williams) CULLMAN - With the Alliance of American Football (AAF) league...

    Cullman Regional to host National Wear Red Day luncheon Feb. 1

    CULLMAN - Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. Join Cullman Regional...

    Keep this New Year’s resolution to quit tobacco

    Photo credit: Pixabay MONTGOMERY - Thousands of Alabama smokers resolve to quit every New Year. Here’s how to make 2019 the year for success. The Alabama Department of Public Health offers free assistance to stop any form of tobacco use, including vaping and e-cigarettes, through the...

    ADPH: Hepatitis A outbreak has spread in northern Alabama

    MONTGOMERY - The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) continues investigating multiple hepatitis A cases in Jackson and DeKalb counties. This outbreak may continue to spread to other surrounding counties. Persons at highest risk for hepatitis A include users of illegal drugs, homeless/transient persons, the...

    Relay For Life of Cullman County to kick off 2019 season and ‘Bring Home a Cure’

    CULLMAN - Volunteers for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Cullman County will gather at 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 17, at First Baptist Church of Cullman Fellowship Hall to kick off plans for its annual event set for Friday, May 3 at Cullman County Fairgrounds. The...

    CBD/Hemp oil: what is the status?

    A variety of cannabis sativa (Pixabay) CULLMAN - Cannabidiol, called CBD, CBD oil or hemp oil, a chemical extracted from the flowers and buds of the hemp plant, a variety of cannabis sativa (marijuana is also a variety), has been both touted as a medical...

    Mental Health First Aid training at Cullman library Jan. 15

    Cullman Tribune file photo CULLMAN - You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis that someone having a heart attack.  Learn how to help a friend, family member, coworker or neighbor in need.  Get trained in Mental Health First Aid. ...

    Cullman Regional offering free prostate cancer screenings Jan. 30

    CULLMAN - Cullman Regional will offer free prostate cancer screenings on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the Cullman Regional Urology Clinic. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. The greatest risk factors for developing...

    Hereditary Female Cancers seminar at Cullman Regional Jan. 17

    CULLMAN – You may have heard of celebrities being genetically tested to find out their risk for certain types of female cancers. Learn about these genetic tests from gynecologist Randy Yarbrough, MD, of Cullman Regional’s Gynecology Clinic and take a brief test to see...