June 15, 2015

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 […]
July 27, 2015

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 […]
September 7, 2015

Bobby’s Story: Why Cancer Screening is Important

Bobby Bond, an Opelika native who underwent a robotic prostatectomy in 2013, is an advocate of preventative care concerning his health. By getting regular prostate screenings […]
September 15, 2015

Moving Past Breast Cancer

In December 2012, Debra Cannon received a breast cancer diagnosis that she had always known was a possibility. “I told my fiancé he didn’t have to […]
November 2, 2015

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 […]
December 28, 2015

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 […]
February 19, 2016

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 […]
May 2, 2016

Are You in the Dark About Sleep Disorders?

Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. Whether you are not getting enough sleep, not getting enough good sleep, can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep, or can’t stay awake, all of these […]
June 13, 2016

Don’t Let Dad Neglect His Health

Father’s Day is next Sunday, and as we look forward to celebrating the dads in our life, it’s important to understand that based on the current […]
August 8, 2016

Football Injury Tackled by Physical Therapy

When Beauregard High School offensive lineman Heath Greenlee went down after a hit during the spring game, he remembers hearing a loud noise—even coaches yards away […]
October 17, 2016

Surviving Breast Cancer – Two Women Share Their Journeys

Monica’s Story Before her cancer diagnosis, Monica Chamber’s life was typical of a wife and mother of three. “I worked and took care of my family. […]
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 […]
May 5, 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 […]
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 […]