Health in Montgomery, AL

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A special thanks to all who attended the Immigration Summit which provided an overview of how individuals can access legal residence status, uncovered existing immigration issues, and highlighted the role that Community Action Agencies can play – and do play – to meet the needs of immigrant families. The recording from the event is forthcoming.
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A suburban high school is set to test students’ hair as part of a new “mandatory” drug policy for the upcoming school year.

Exercise can keep seniors strong and healthy. Learn how low-impact exercises, strength training, and aerobics all benefit senior health.

Timothy Smeeding, a UW–Madison professor of public affairs and economics, and other antipoverty scholars have a plan to reduce childhood poverty by half in 10 years. Here’s a preview from Smeeding of why childhood poverty is such a huge issue and what can be done to help.

can be confusing! That’s why we’re taking it back to the basics. Test your
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It’s time for politicians to act on this public sentiment and reject the fear-mongering of those who insist on the perpetuation of criminalization.

I am pleased to introduce our new blogger Cathy Pratt. Dr. Pratt is the Director of the Indiana Resource Center for Autism, and today’s post is the first of three we’ll be publishing by her about holiday tips
Social stories and visual supports for the holidays
by Cathy Pratt, Ph.D., BCBA-D
While many happily anticipate the coming holiday season, families with sons/daughters on the autism spectrum…

New procedure a ‘game changer’ when treating enlarged prostates
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Check out our Summer Newsletter & Annual Report! In this issue, you will hear a little about our move into a new building, the two new programs we are adding to our menu of services, the results from the 14th Annual Autism Crawfish Boil as well as our annual report.

The predominant message sent to young mothers and pregnant teens in the media, by politicians, and from teachers at schools is that they are promiscuous, tarnished goods who are bringing "problem children" into the world. But that simply isn't true. Here are just a few of the lies we need to stop telling about teen pregnancy and young motherhood in the U.S.

The delivery of personalized, low-sodium meals to the homes of heart failure patients just out of the hospital has the potential to help them avoid rehospitalization in the days ahead, a new study shows.

Led by Maria Rose Belding, a group of students created MEANS Database to help connect businesses with leftovers to charities in need.

Ten Common Mistakes Parents Make During the IEP Meeting. Children with disabilities access to regular education with adaptations provided in the IEP, Individual Education Plan.

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Download the episode "Waking Up on the Right Side of the Desk (with Adam Grant)." from the podcast Outside the Box: Time > Money for free.

Nobody likes toothache, and for most people, the thought of having a tooth taken out by the dentist is enough to make them brush twice a day.
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Everything about how we regard, prevent and treat illness is changing thanks to new tools and technologies. Think about health in a healthier way.

Teeth grinding may be linked to night time breathing disorders such as UARS or Sleep Apnea due to the airway closing and causing night bruxism.

Leo has finally Won the Oscar
"I thank you all of this for this amazing award tonight. Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted. Thank you."

President Trump called the Parkland high school shooter a "sicko." Experts say this kind of language is harmful, and studies show that most people with mental illness are more likely to be victims, not perpetrators.

Research has found that in a well-matched twin cohort, tooth and tongue brushing plus flossing significantly decreased the abundance of microbial species associated with periodontal disease and dental caries after a two-week program. Read more about this study at

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The beginning of a new year is a perfect time to commit or RE-commit to a healthier lifestyle. When you set a goal to lose weight and get healthier, you’re a winner. Teams can channel their inner champion and pre-register now for Scale Back Alabama, the state’s largest weight loss and physical activity competition
Big Mo, the mascot for the Montgomery Biscuits baseball team, was one of the first to register for Scale Back Alabama this year. Alongside Alabamians across the…

In recent years there has been increasing medical interest in correcting teeth that do not touch perfectly in order to prevent problems such as jaw pain, gaps between teeth and crowding. Now, a new study has concluded that dental occlusion is also related to the control of posture and balance.

Lawyers should be commended rather than condemned, according to a legal marketer who has been celebrating “Love Your Lawyer Day” since 2001. The event takes place Friday.Lawyer marketer Nader Anise

16 Dental History Pictures That Will Make You Love Your Dentist
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As much as people don’t like the dentist nowadays, things used to be a lot worse! Take a look at the pictures below to see how far dentistry has come in the past few centuries
16 Dental History Pictures That Will Make You Love Your Dentist
A Jolly Man with a “Fixed” Missing Tooth
It’s hard to imagine living in an era where people consider their teeth fixed when they…

National Grid says low carbon sources generated more UK electricity than coal and gas this summer.

A study shows that girls feel unprepared for puberty. As a result, this time in their lives is marked by negative experiences.

World Contraception Day on 26th September. It is our mission to spread the word and raise awareness about contraception and safe sex. Download Manifesto

You'll get a chuckle from this trivia about laughter, one of our most ancient forms of expression and communication.

Lucky Mart Inc. is voluntarily recalling lots C14005, C16001 and C16002 of Piyanping Anti-Itch Lotion to the consumer level. The product was manufactured using the active pharmaceutical ingredient dexamethasone rather than hydrocortisone. Dexamethasone is not listed as an ingredient in the labeling.

Know how to take care of your teeth and gums with these 6 easy techniques. These tips will help you maintain good oral health and keep away cavities.