Health & Wellness

By Donna Cope   There’s nothing like a peanut butter cracker to calm those familiar rumblings of hunger. So says Mary Southern. This, the 69-year-old knows this from experience, particularly after chemotherapy. Following her weekly visit to Montgomery Cancer Center for treatments of ovarian and lung cancer, Southern...

Birmingham will join progressive cities around the country this fall in launching a public bikeshare program, with support from the Alabama Power Foundation. Community leaders and area residents recently enjoyed their first, close-up look at the bicycle that will be part of the system, which is...

Alabama Power employees have helped raise more than $300,000 in the past decade to aid the American Cancer Society by joining the Run for the Reason. Run for the Reason is a two-and-a-half-day, 350-mile continuous run across Alabama. Employee volunteers take turns in the leapfrog-style relay...

On a cul-de-sac near Oak Mountain State park’s fishing pier, swinging school bus doors and jostling children marked both the end of a year’s preparation and the beginning of three days of magic. Nearly 1,000 students and teachers from Jefferson and Shelby counties’ special needs classrooms...