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Health Matters: Handling Stressful News

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The way the world takes in new information has changed, especially with the various events happening across the world. People talk every day about…

Beware scabies in close-quarters living situations

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Sierra Fletcher While it's not often discussed alongside other, more prominent sexually transmitted diseases, scabies can and does spread just as, if not more frequently among close-quartered living spaces such as on college campuses. According to…

New Alabama lab named for former state health officer

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A new state laboratory is being named for a former state health officer who now serves as head of the Alabama Hospital Association. A dedication ceremony was held Thursday for the Donald E. Williamson, M.D., State…