health

Your Personal Best: Anti-inflammation foods

By WVUA23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Many people with arthritis or overuse injuries know about inflammation. But many may not know that certain foods can make inflammation worse. "Foods that are high…

Your Personal Best: Belly Breathing

Let's face it. Life is stressful, and we all need a way to cope. One good way? Just breathe. Dr. Milady Murphy said when you're dealing with life's stressors, the American…

Your Personal Best: Seated Exercises

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Sometimes, exercise is the last thing we want to do, especially after a long holiday weekend. Dr. Milady Murphy provided two easy exercises that…

Your Personal Best: Walking Sticks

  Walking is an important component to staying healthy as we age, and there's a way you can stay active and move even if you're having trouble taking an all-important walk.…

Your Personal Best: Brain Foods

Foods and nutrients that are good for our heart are also good for our brain, according to the American Brain Foundation. Dr. Milady Murphy says foods that are high in vitamins,…

Your Personal Best: Straight Leg Lifts

Everyone loses muscle mass as they age, and the process starts pretty early. But there are some useful exercises you can use to help keep or even gain muscle tone,…

Your Personal Best: Shoulder shrugs

Here's an exercise you can easily incorporate into your lifestyle or already existing exercise program, designed to strengthen your shoulders and upper back, improve posture and stabilize your neck. It's called…

Your Personal Best: Straight Arm Plank

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller Exercise is beneficial for a healthy lifestyle, but it can be difficult starting out. Dr. Milady Murphy has a simple toning exercise that works…

Stillman College offering free health screening Tuesday

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyrsten Eller The Denzel Davis Memorial Health Fair at Stillman College will provide the Tuscaloosa community with a number of free health screenings March 29. Screenings include blood pressure, blood glucose, tests for sickle cell…

Stillman partners with cancer-fighting initiative Going for Gold

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Zhoee' Williams Stillman College is the first institution of higher learning in the state of Alabama to join Going for Gold, a multi-year initiative partnering with historically Black colleges and universities to advance equitable cancer…