Ten Foods to Promote Better Sleep

Without fail, when someone suffers from an ailment medicinal remedies are immediately suggested to relieve the issue. We have become so dependent on medication that we do not even attempt to research more holistic solutions. It is no different for individuals who happen to battle insomnia. For insomnia, there are options like melatonin and even…

Alabama United, Communities Against COVID

You are here: Home Alabama United, Communities Against COVID Alabama United is a program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to reduce health disparities among underserved and rural populations of Alabama. #NOWINCLUDED is proud to be the community engagement and communications partner of this program. As the pandemic continues, many Alabamians have been unable…

6 Ways to Manage Work/Life Balance

The balancing act between work life and personal life can be a bit nerve-wracking. Lean too far to the left and you risk submerging yourself within the woes of your job. You lean too far to the right, there’s a great chance no work will get done. So, how can the two peacefully coincide? There’s…

The Real Price of Obesity

The cost of obesity can be as high and heavy as having the weight of the world on our shoulders. The burdens we carry with being overweight and obese impact our lives in ways that reach far outside of pounds or a number on the scale. Other diseases that can occur as a result add…

How Much Water Should I Really Drink?

Although cliche, the statement “your body is a temple” is not as far-fetched as we would believe. Like a well-oiled machine, the human body has to maintain a steady vessel in order to perform even the most minute action. This means certain needs must be met every day. One of the most important requirements being…

What to Know About Each Covid-19 Vaccine

With not one or two, but three Covid-19 vaccines, searching for information in one place can be tedious and time-consuming. Although there are similarities with each vaccine, there are some key things to note. Here, we’ll compare some of the main components and streamline the information for you concerning the vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and…

The COVID-19 Vaccine and Children

COVID-19 has had an unprecedented effect on children. How they socialize, communicate, and receive medical care has drastically changed over the past year. Younger school-aged kids may have been most affected. Schools across the country have implemented remote learning protocols which means children are missing social interactions that are crucial to well-rounded development. Now that…

Women’s History Month:10 Things to Know about Kizzmekia Corbett

Women’s history month is celebratedinMarch and was created to highlightthe impact womenhave made throughouthistory. It initially beganas women’shistory week in 1978 before becoming a full month in 1987.Women have been important trailblazers in all facets of society,impactingscience, education, mathematics, literature, medicine,and countless areasthat havecontributed substantiallyto our world. One such woman is Kizzmekia Corbett. Corbett,the leadingscientist…