John Wesley McWhorter, DrPH, is an assistant professor in health promotion and behavioral sciences and director of culinary nutrition for the Nourish Program at the Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health.
When completed, the 25,000-square-foot facility will have six operating rooms and two procedures rooms. There will be 14 pre-op areas and 13 recovery spaces.
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The partnership between the USA College of Medicine’s Center for Healthy Communities and the Mobile County Health Department was formed in response to a $300 million CDC initiative.
The Teaching Kitchen Collaborative is an invitational network of organizations using teaching kitchen facilities and concepts to promote personal and public health.
The findings, published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology, highlight the health hazards of nicotine intake, including an enhanced susceptibility to cancer.
The clinic at the Strada Patient Care Center will serve middle school, high school and collegiate athletes.
As restrictions are lifted, many people may feel uncomfortable gathering with family and friends. Susan Cheatham, SLPC, director of behavioral health in the Department of Family Medicine, gives tips and recommendations to ease back into socializing.
Shortness of breath – a common symptom of COVID-19 – may be especially alarming for people living with asthma. The two conditions share some of the same warning signs, so how can you tell what ailment is causing it?
Those experiencing difficulty swallowing and other esophageal motility disorders may be candidates for a new procedure now performed by gastroenterologists at the Digestive Health Center at USA Health in Mobile.
As a state pediatric champion, Petty will be tasked with leading local advocacy and educational initiatives related to youth e-cigarette prevention and addiction support.
Eating healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic has its challenges. With families staying home, it’s tempting to purchase more comfort foods and snack more often, especially when anxiety is on the rise.
Jeremy Adcock’s life has changed dramatically. In less than a year, he has gone from a self-described couch potato taking multiple medications to a person who exercises three days a week, runs local 5K races and no longer needs diabetic medications. He has lost 86 pounds and has a new lease on life – all thanks to a vertical sleeve gastrectomy performed by Dr. William Richards with USA Health.
Oral cancer is preventable and treatable if detected early. That’s the takeaway from “Watch Your Mouth!” a statewide campaign launched this month to raise awareness about cancers of the mouth including the tongue, soft palate, tonsils or back of the throat.