Heathy Lifestyle – Tips for Newcomers

EXERCISE AT LEAST 30 MINUTES A DAY, or one hour three times a week. This keeps your metabolism up, burns fat, and decreases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. EAT LEAN MEATS, FRUITS, AND VEGETABLES- AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER! Stay away from processed foods. Try...

Kids’ Health

  It’s never too early to think about your health—Alexander Pediatrics shares their top healthy habits to teach your kids. EAT BREAKFAST. It can be easy to forget about breakfast in the midst of getting ready for school or other activities in the morning. However,...

The Lowdown on LASIK

  LASIK eye surgery has become one of the most popular options for vision correction. In most cases, the surgery can eliminate the need to wear glasses or contacts, saving you money in the long run and making your life generally easier. Here’s the lowdown: WHAT IS IT?...

Hello, Baby!

Ready to welcome a new addition? The River Region is a great place to expand your family! TOP-OF-THE-LINE BIRTHING CENTERS can be found at Baptist East and Jackson Hospital. Baptist East offers luxury maternity rooms with comfortable furnishings, premium infant...

Choosing the Right Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child. While it’s an important decision, choosing does not have to be a difficult one. Many practices offer a prenatal visit—it is free and does not obligate you to use that doctor....

Southern Summers – Stay Safe

Alabama is a great place to live but like any southeastern state, it has a few cautions for newcomers. We asked the OurMed physicians to share their top tips to stay healthy in our southern climate. MOSQUITOS Summer is the season for mosquitos and the complications...