In honor of National Marrow Awareness Month, Barbara discusses her experience with her bone marrow transplant and GVHD and, also her doctor, transplantation physician, dr. Hugo Fernandez, Chair and Medical Director of Moffitt Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy at Memorial Healthcare System.
Cigna Corporation is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being, and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability, and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health.
USA Health is gearing up for the 2nd Annual Doc Rock! This upcoming event will take place March 23, 2023. However, the time to enter your band is now! You can only submit your band competition entry through November 30, 2022.
Connexus is the Gulf Coast’s first health clinic solely focused on improving Healthspan. Healthspan is simply the part of a person’s life that they are generally in good health. When it comes to their health, many people settle for less than their best. We provide treatments and guidance to help people take control of their health.
It’s Annual Enrollment Period or AEP, which is the time of year when Medicare and Medicare Advantage members can change their health plan for the upcoming year. AEP starts October 15th is open until December 7th. Almost anyone with Medicare Parts A and B can join, switch, or drop a Medicare Advantage plan or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan during AEP. If you’re currently on original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan and want to switch to another plan, now’s the time to do it.
Millions of Americans around the country have benefited from chiropractic care, yet most people think chiropractors simply treat back and neck pain. Dr. Steven Knauf at The Joint Chiropractic will discuss what a chiropractor does and the benefits that go beyond the back.
Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. That’s why every year the first week of October is celebrated as Mental Illness Awareness Week. Two furry friends from AltaPointe Health stopped by Studio10 to show how Pet Therapy is making a difference in mental healthcare right here along the Gulf Coast.
The GO Run for gynecologic oncology will celebrate its 15th year on Saturday, Sept. 17, with an in-person race after being held virtually for the past two years.Presented by the Catranis Family Charitable Foundation, the 5K begins at 8 a.m., with the 1-mile fun run starting at 9 a.m. on a new course on the campus of the University of South Alabama. The race, based at the SGA Pavilion, will start and finish near the front of Hancock Whitney Stadium.
The Mobile County Senior Companion Program is hosting a free health fair for seniors 55 and older. The event is set for Friday, August 19, 2022 from 8:30am to 12:30pm. It will take place in the Bay Haas Building at 1150 Government Street in Room 209.
USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital has been recognized for the third time in recent years by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) for excellence in lactation care. They attribute that to its demonstrated ability to help protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
roceeds from the GO Run, presented by the Catranis Family Charitable Foundation, benefit gynecologic cancer research led by physician-scientists at the Mitchell Cancer Institute. The American Cancer Society estimates that an estimated 100, 000 cases of gynecologic cancers will be diagnosed in the U.S. this Since its inception, the GO Run has raised more than $800,000 for gynecologic cancer research.
Your mental and physical health are constantly changing, especially as you age. Some changes are more obvious, like weight gain or hair loss, while other changes, like those taking place in your brain, may be less noticeable. Your brain health is a very serious matter, and should be treated with as much care as your physical health.
In this ‘Healthy Living with USA Health’, speak with USA Mitchell Cancer Institute’s Susan Crutchfield about how you can help with their program through volunteering. We also speak with one of the volunteers, Denise McIrvin about her experience helping cancer patients at the facility.
We continue our Healthy Living with USA Health. Hayley Chancey with Children’s & Women’s Hospital joined Joe and Chelsey on Studio10 with details on the Children’s Miracle Network campaign with Sam’s Club and Walmart that raises funds for the hospital.
Arthritis is inflammation or swelling of one or more joints. It describes dozens of conditions that affect joints, tissues around joints, and other connective tissues. Pain, stiffness, and swelling are the most common indicators of arthritis, but symptoms will vary depending on type. Arthritis is very common and affects about one in four American adults or roughly 58 million men and women. Arthritis awareness is observed each May.
National Women’s Health Week is a national effort by an alliance of government organizations to raise awareness about manageable steps women can take to improve their health. The focus is on the importance of incorporating simple preventive and positive health behaviors into everyday life. During National Women’s Health Week, women should discuss with their health care professionals which tests and screenings are right for them, when they should have them, and how often.