June 10, 2019

New Ala. Law Aims to Keep Vaping Devices Away from Teens

By Lydia Nusbaum  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA)- Alabama has a new law that aims to keep alternative nicotine products out of the hands of teens. These products […]
June 10, 2019

Even One Alcoholic Drink a Day Can Raise Risk of Stroke, Study Says

By Bard Wilkinson, CNN Drinking one or two glasses of alcohol a day may increase the chances of having a stroke, according to a new genetic […]
June 5, 2019

More States Sue Opioid Maker Alleging Deceptive Marketing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California, Maine and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits Monday against the maker of OxyContin and the company’s former president, alleging the […]
May 29, 2019

Historic Trial Tests Whether Big Pharma can be Held Accountable for Opioid Epidemic

By Wayne Drash, CNN Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter on Tuesday will kick off a historic trial that will be the first major test in the […]
May 28, 2019

Michael Phelps Details Struggles with Anxiety and Depression

By Joseph Zucker, Bleacher Report Former Olympic star Michael Phelps opened up about his past struggles with anxiety and depression, tweeting Sunday at one point he “questioned whether […]
May 24, 2019

Kids Whose Parents Use Opioids Are Twice As Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Rosemary Black In the 15 years since the suicide rate among young people in the U.S. began increasing, opioid use and abuse among adults also […]
May 22, 2019

How People With Mental Illness Become Prisoners in Alabama

By Amy Yurkanin, Jessica Purshock became an accused felon inside the place she least expected: a facility designed to protect her and others from the […]
May 20, 2019

Outdoor Walking Meetings Boost Your Mental and Physical Health

Go outside and get some fresh air! It’s something our parents told us to do as kids, and it could be just what the doctor ordered […]
May 17, 2019

Striking out Stigma

 MONTGOMERY, Ala.- On Wednesday, May 15th the usual blue and yellow Montgomery Biscuits fan apparel was drowned in a sea of green shirts for an important […]