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Season 4 Ep.15 What COVID-19 is … and isn’t

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Season 4 Ep.15  What COVID-19 is … and isn’t Dr. Steven LaiHing is an expert in infectious diseases, and a chemistry professor at Oakwood University. He joins us on the Healthy Alabama Podcast to talk about the science and politics of COVID-19.  I’m David Person. Host of the Healthy Alabama Podcast. Catch every episode at […]

Season 4 Ep.14 Controversy About Conception

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Season 4 Ep.14 Controversy About Conception Dr. Yashida Robinson is at the nexus of the debate about abortion, culture, faith, law and politics in Alabama and in the nation. Dr. Robinson joins us on the Healthy Alabama Podcast to discuss the role she and her medical practices have in this debate.  I’m David Person. Host […]

Season 4 Ep.13 Aging Vibrantly

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Season 4 Ep.13 Aging Vibrantly Older adults, people in their 70s, 80s, even 90s, have an internal desire to live life to the fullest. These are the folks who say age ain’t nothin’ but a number. And they are living their golden years like they’re golden. Chanda Crutcher of the Legacy Center joins us on […]

Season 4 Ep.12 Mental Health First Aid

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Season 4 Ep.12  Mental Health First Aid You’ve heard of first aid for our bodies. But there’s also first aid for our minds. Mental health therapists Kenny Anderson and Telly Lanier explain what it is and how we can get some on this episode of the Healthy Alabama Podcast.  I’m David Person. Host of the Healthy […]

Season 4 Ep.11 Surviving a Brain Aneurysm

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Season 4 Ep.11  Surviving a brain aneurysm Rashida Wilson thought she was having the mother of all migranes. In fact, she could have died. What she thought was a migrane actually was an aneurysm. Rashida tells her amazing story on this episode of the Healthy Alabama Podcast.  I’m David Person. Host of the Healthy Alabama […]

Season 4 Ep.10 Rural Healthcare

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Season 4 Ep.10 Rural Healthcare There’s a rural healthcare crisis in Alabama. Hospitals and medical practices have been closing in the areas outside of the state’s four major cities. Lamont Dupree with the North Alabama Area Health Education Center explains the need and challenges on this episode of the Healthy Alabama Podcast.  I’m David Person. […]

Season 4 Ep.9 Warning Signs

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Season 4 Ep.9 Warning Signs Dr. Zaria Murrell is in a unique, elite group. She is one of only a handful of black female pediatric surgeons practicing in the United States. And she’s the only one in Huntsville. Dr. Murrell joins host David Person on this episode of the Healthy Alabama Podcast to talk about […]

Season 4 Ep.8 Healing through history

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Season 4 Ep.8 Healing through history Sheila Washington is the founder of the Scottsboro Boys Museum in Scottsboro, Ala. The museum tells the story of the nine African-American young men who were falsely accused by two white women of rape in 1931. Ms. Washington believes that history, even some of its darker moments, can promote […]

Season 4 Ep.7 Domestic Violence: A Child’s View

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Season 4 Ep.7 Domestic Violence: A Child’s View Shantel Varner said that she woke up one night and heard her parents arguing. She said it went from an argument to her father assaulting her mother. Shantel and host David Person discuss her childhood memories of domestic violence on this episode of the Healthy Alabama Podcast. […]

Season 4 Ep.6 CBD

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Season 4 Ep.6 CBD CBD products, derived from the cannabis and hemp plants, are now legal in Alabama. But some experts have concerns. Are CBD products safe? Have enough studies been done? Karen Crowson and Candace Dunaway of Partnership for a Drug Free Community discuss their concerns on this episode of the Healthy Alabama Podcast. […]