Thorough Thursday

Doctors have been measuring patients’ blood pressure, the force that blood exerts on the inside walls of your vessels, since the first blood pressure cuffs were invented at the beginning of the 20th century. However, Doctors are still finding new ways to extract information about your health and wellness from these numbers. British researchers recently… Read more »

Relay For Life!

Don’t forget to join us tonight at 6PM for Cullman’s annual Relay for Life event. The night will start off at the Cullman County Fairgrounds and run until about midnight. As a reminder, this event takes place to celebrate all that we’ve accomplished together and to remember those we’ve lost. Together, we commit to take… Read more »

Thorough Thursday

Looking for something fun to do outdoors this week? Well, you’re in luck! The 2017 Cullman Strawberry Festival starts on Friday, 5/5, and runs through Saturday, 5/6! Be sure to keep the schedule of events handy so you’ll know what’s taking place and when. Admission is FREE! For more information and a copy of the… Read more »

Take Control Tuesday

According to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, 80 percent of strokes are preventable if you watch your risk factors. These risk factors could include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, diet, peripheral artery disease, cardiovascular disease and more. In recognition of National Stroke Month, Cullman Regional is offering FREE Stroke Prevention Screenings… Read more »

Motivation Monday

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week recognizes the important role medical laboratory professionals and pathologists play in healthcare. Laboratory professionals often work behind the scenes, and few people know about the critical testing they perform every day. Cullman Regional Laboratory Services includes 43 team members which include medical technologists (MTs), clinical lab technologists (MLTs), specimen processors, phlebotomists,… Read more »

Take Control Tuesday

If you are an adult living with ADHD, a growing body of nutrition and diet research shows that what you eat can make a difference in managing your symptoms. Eating certain foods and following an elimination diet such as the Feingold Diet, which cuts out food additives among other guidelines, can help. Foods, such as… Read more »

Thorough Thursday

When a heart attack doesn’t hurt, how do you know? Contrary to popular belief, chest pain does not always accompany a heart attack so it’s important to recognize the other more subtle symptoms like intense sweating, jaw ache which may extend to the arm or back, dizziness and nausea. If you ever experience these symptoms… Read more »

Workout Wednesday

It’s harder than ever to stay fit and healthy in the winter months. It’s cold and dark outside of work hours and the preferred option is usually to curl up on the sofa in front a nice warm fire. But maintaining an exercise routine is as important as ever, so some helpful tips to stay… Read more »

Thorough Thursday

Whether you prefer oatmeal, avocado toast, or eggs, getting a healthy breakfast sets the tone for a day of weight control and fewer calories overall. In fact, research shows that people who start their day with a good breakfast make healthier choices and have a lower body mass index in general. Once you find the… Read more »

Motivation Monday

From lowering the risk of cancer to lengthening life expectancy, that visit to the gym has more health benefits than you may realize. We all know that working out keeps your heart healthy, boosts energy levels and is crucial for weight loss and maintenance. But what you may not know is that it can also… Read more »