Category Archives: Wellness

Prescriptions for Fruits and Vegetables a Blossoming Program

Michel Nischan, co-founder, Wholesome Wave; chef; sustainable food advocate. Wholesome Wave: “Produce Prescription Programs Then and Now” webinar; “2020 Impact Report,” “Produce Prescription Programs: U.S. Field Scan.” Harvard Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation: “Mainstreaming Produce Prescriptions: A Policy Strategy Report,” “New Initiative to Mainstream Produce Rx Programs Promotes Access to Healthy Food for […]

Man Gets Lifesaving Intestinal Transplant After Bull Attack

Caleb Brooks, intestine transplant recipient, Somerville, AL. Madeline Johnson Brooks, wife of Caleb Brooks, Somerville, AL. Anil Vaidya, transplant surgeon, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. Deepak Katyal, trauma and acute care surgeon, Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL. Organdonor.gov: “Organ Donation Statistics.” Statista: “Number of U.S. candidates waiting for selected organ transplants as of September 2020.” American Society […]

Friends, Family Key to Turning a ‘No’ on Vaccination to a ‘Yes’

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Public health officials and government workers are trying everything they can to promote COVID-19 vaccination — advertisements, news releases, cash lotteries, and even incentives like free beer, joints or doughnuts in some places. But nothing sways a vaccine-hesitant person more than […]