Health Matters

Vaughan Regional Hospital Opens New High Tech Lab

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A new state of the art laboratory — is helping a Selma hospital save lives — in fight the against the nation’s leading cause of death. Vaughan Regional Medical Center’s new catheterization laboratory — puts a life-saving resource — in the heart of the Selma and Dallas County community. Dr. Steven Allyn is an Interventional…

Bestselling Author Katy Milkman Joins David Lamb to Discuss How to Change

The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Award winning Wharton Professor Katy Milkman has devoted her career to the study of behavioral change. Her latest book is called, How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.  Milkman recently joined David Lamb to discuss what the science says about how to make change stand the test of time. Categories:…

The Wellness Principles

Dr. Gary Deng Joins David Lamb to Discuss New Book

Gary Deng, MD, PhD, is the Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York. He recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss his new book, The Wellness Principles, that marries his years spent at his medical practice with his passion for home cooking. Categories: Health Matters Tags: diet, health, Weight Loss

What Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

Author of Bestseller "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do" Joins Alabama News Rising

Psychotherapist Amy Morin is the best-selling Author of “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do”. Morin recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising. “13 Things” was born out of the loss of her mother and husband just months apart. Morin wrote a letter to herself of the attributes of mentally strong people she had witnessed in her counseling practice….

Fitness Guru Chris Powell Joins Alabama News Rising

Fitness guru Chris Powell has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform their lives over the past 20-years. From his TV show Extreme Weight Loss to Best Selling books, Powell has been leading the charge to help people get healthier. He recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss everything from easy, healthy recipes to how to start…

Author Makes Case for Power of Belief

Author David Robson Joins Alabama News Rising to Discuss "The Expectation Effect"

People who believe ageing brings wisdom live longer. Lucky charms really do improve an athlete’s performance. Taking a placebo, even when you know it is a placebo, can still improve your health. Welcome to The Expectation Effect. In this book David Robson takes us on a tour of the cutting-edge research happening right now that suggests our expectations shape our…

ASU Professor Writes Children’s Book

"Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling" Addresses Mental Health Wellness in Black Community

  ASU Professor and Counselor Educator Dr. Linda Holloway has written a children’s book in hopes of normalizing counseling and therapy in the black community. Dr. Holloway recently joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to discuss her award winning book Little Miss Linda Goes to Counseling. Dr. Holloway is an advocate for women through her own platform entitled “Women…

Fitness Advice from a 75-year old Distance Runner

The Motivation for Dr. Hank Williford to Compete in 65 triathlons and Hundreds of 5K's.

Dr. Hank Williford is a Professor Emeritus at Auburn University Montgomery.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, and a certified exercise physiologist.  He has completed over 65 triathlons and several hundred runs from 5K’s to marathon. As a high school biology teacher at Pinson Valley, Alabama he coached wrestling, and his teams won three consecutive…

The Keys to Getting Fit in 2022

Dr. David Lemay Advises Professional Athletes on Reaching Peak Fitness

Dr. Lemay is a Performance Medicine Consultant for the NBA, NHL, MLB and NFL. Dr. LeMay is also Board Certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. Recently Dr. Lemay joined David Lamb on Alabama News Rising to offer advice on how to make those New Years health resolutions stick this year. Categories:…