March 20, 2017
J.T. Brown and Children

A Cancer Center success story: Spreading the message about colon cancer

J.T. Brown was only 40 years old when he was diagnosed with stage 2 colon cancer. Several years before his diagnosis, he had what he now […]
April 3, 2017
Organ donation

Organ donation: Giving the Gift of Life

“Behind every organ donation is a story,” Lisa Harmon, organ donation committee chair at EAMC says. “If you had the chance to improve someone’s quality of […]
April 28, 2017
Get tested for Hepatitis C

Curing your Hepatitis C virus

What is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a severe viral infection that causes inflammation and swelling of the liver. The virus is spread when […]
August 29, 2017

Calcium Screening Can Help Determine Your Risk of Heart Attack

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 735,000 Americans have a heart attack every year and for 525,000 of them, it’s their first […]
January 19, 2018

Hernia Repairs – Now With Less Discomfort For Patients

“I was fortunate because Dr. Lock took care of my hernias before they started to affect my lifestyle more seriously.” -Bobby Jennings It was not until […]
January 19, 2018

Are You Losing Sleep Over Apnea?

“I snored loudly all my life. I was not falling asleep at traffic lights or sluggish during the day, which made me think it was not […]
January 19, 2018

Diabetes Prevention Starts At Home

Alabama has one of the highest rate of Diabetes in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Diabetes occurs when a […]
January 19, 2018

Beating the Winter Blues

  The busyness of the holidays has somewhat subsided, and with cold, short days in the coming weeks, many people may begin to feel their moods […]
January 19, 2018

Retired teacher graduates from Cardiac Rehab

 “I was shocked by how much I learned about my heart and how to take care of it.” -Judy Bryan, cardiac rehab patient   Opelika native […]
January 19, 2018

Heart Health – What You Need to Know

  Understanding Risk Factors In the U.S. alone, about 85.6 million Americans are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or the after-effects of stroke. According […]
January 19, 2018

Lung Cancer Screening – Know Your Risk

Low-dose CT Scan Provides Early Detection for Lung Cancer   “If lung cancer is detected early, like many other cancers, there is a much higher rate […]