Health in Opelika, AL

When you need immediate urgent care for a non-emergency medical issue, find an American Family Care center near you. We offer walk-in medical services!

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (PRWEB) June 25, 2019
Kurt Hurley, a veteran marketing executive, joins American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care and occu

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To some, these cars may seem like just another toy. But for kids with disabilities, they serve as a vital learning tool.

Want to bring Fido to the shore? Follow these expert tips on bringing your dog to the beach.

Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (PRWEB) May 16, 2019
American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care and accessible primary care, distributed a variety of awards to its top performers a

For Family Practice, Family Medicine and Hard Working Doctors by FAMILY PRACTICE

We’ve blamed it on pollen, but doctors at American Family Care tell patients what you’re eating also plays a part in why you’re dealing with seasonal allergy symptoms.

Be mindful of your health during the "madness" this season with these 3 healthy tips.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, American Family Care (AFC) has earned a spot on Entrepreneur magazine's...

DoveLewis Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital is extending their financial assistance program to help all unpaid federal workers affected by the government shutdown.

Over break, I received this message from a middle school student: Hi! I was wondering if you had any advice for me

Making a New Year’s resolution can be a daunting task! Thinking about all the hard work it will take to accomplish your goal is sometimes defeating. But don’t worry, we have a few ideas to get you started and off to a great new year!

When personal interests, a giving heart and an incredible amount of talent, converge, there you will find Dance Without Limits an Alabama-based studio for dancers of all ages and abilities.

We are in the midst of cold and flu season! There are quite a few myths out there about the common cold and influenza. We are going to debunk three of the most popular myths, so you can focus on staying healthy this season!

The bacterium Salmonella enterica can spread quickly between horses on a farm or in a hospital setting, causing significant financial and even equine losses. Here's how one veterinarian recommends managing positive cases.

AFC's Chief Medical Office, Dr. Benjamin Barlow, shares his 5 Tips to Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

The 5th edition of the Disability Holiday Gift Guide is filled with a variety of great gift ideas all from disabled entrepreneurs.

Art teacher Jessica Jones working with one of her students
Lavelle School for the Blind in New York contacted us this past summer about their gardening program for kids with visual impairments. Horticulture therapy programs for students who are blind or have other disabilities are popping up all over the country, and while Lavelle’s gardening program is terrific, I’ve heard of gardening programs like theirs before…

Severe obesity is one of the most serious stages of obesity. You may often find yourself struggling with your weight and essentially feeling as if you’re trapped in a weight gain cycle. In addition, you most likely have attempted numerous diets – only in the end, to see your weight continue to increase. More than a decade ago, The National Institutes of Health, better known as NIH, reported that individuals affected by severe obesity are...Read More

Certain foods can be very harmful for pregnant women and their babies. This is a list of 11 foods and drinks that pregnant women should avoid.

Give people with disabilities a chance and you'll be amazed what they are able to do because they truly appreciate the job you provide them, writes Adam Ross of Vocational Guidance Services in Cleveland.

La'Mareea Waddell of Junction City, Ohio, was born without legs and without a tailbone. But that didn't stop her from inspiring a photographer to give her a 'warrior queen' modeling shoot that's taken the country by storm.

This week is National Disability Voter Registration Week. Are you registered to vote? If not, learn more here! With cyber concerns in the news these days, many polling places are considering returning to paper ballots in future elections. I get that, but here’s the thing: many people with disabilities cannot mark paper ballots without assistance. I’m […]

Before you introduce ASQ-3, make sure parents understand three things: what screening is, why it’s important, and what the benefits are.

There is no cookie cutter way to give back, and we love to see people use their passions and creativity for good, whether at Easter Seals or any nonprofit that touches you. Many people reach out to organizations like Easter Seals to see what they need, but you are empowered to give us, or any nonprofit organization, a call and offer your ideas for donation of your time or unique skills.