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Mystery disease paralyzed five-year-old Alabama girl

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ORANGE BEACH — A strange disease struck and paralyzed a five-year-old girl from Orange Beach, according to ABC 33/40. ABC 33/40 reported that Annadelle Faulkner has Accute Flaccid Myelitis, and that her case began in an almost innocuous way. Acute Flaccid Myelitis, or AFM, is a disease that impacts the nervous system. "(I) picked her up on a Thursday,” her mother, N ...

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This week’s Jefferson County restaurant food scores

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Below are the latest in health scores by the Jefferson County Department of Health. The department conducts regular health inspections of food service establishments. Please see the JCDH website. Permit Score Name 22404  99 AFC SUSHI @ PUBLIX #1545 3040 HEALTHY WAY VESTAVIA 35243 Smoke Free: Y Date: 11/01/18 16236  91 HILLS JET PEP 7150 AARON ARONOV DR FAIRFIELD 350 ...

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Springville among growing number of communities to offer pickleball

By Tommi O. Peters For The Tribune SPRINGVILLE - Two men attempting to remedy summertime boredom for their families went about the business of erecting a badminton set. Undeterred when they couldn’t locate all necessary play equipment, they instead employed ping pong paddles and a wiffle ball. After dropping the net height and slightly modifying badminton rules, the families’ malady was cured. Over 50 years ...

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This week’s Jefferson County restaurant scores

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Below are the latest in health scores by the Jefferson County Department of Health. The department conducts regular health inspections of food service establishments. Please see the JCDH website. Permit Score Name 16966 89 HAMBURGER HEAVEN 1301 DECATUR HWY GARDENDALE 35071 Smoke Free: Y Date: 10/24/18 18016 92 OLIVET MONUMENTAL BAPTIST CHURCH 3314 26TH ST N BIRMINGH ...

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Alabamians encouraged to get a flu shot this season

From the Trussville Tribune BIRMINGHAM — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from flu and its potentially serious complications. The CDC recommends that everyone six months and older get vaccinated by the end of October. According to the CDC, during flu season, viruses circulate at higher leve ...

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Birmingham doctor offers affordable primary care

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM – What if you actually looked forward to healthcare visits with your doctor? What if you could contract directly with your doctor for basic medical care? Imagine being able to text your doctor, set unlimited monthly appointments, and feel like your doctor personally knows you and your family-- all for an affordable flat-rate fee. Doctor Ankrehah Trimble J ...

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Lifelong love of dogs is motivation of Dog Stop owner, staff

By Tommi O. Peters For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE — After retiring from a 25-year stint with the US Marshal’s Service, Dog Stop Owner Gail Weiss combined her experience in serving the community with her love of dogs. “I love Trussville and dogs and there’s nothing like this in the community,” explained Weiss. Just off the lobby of The Dog Stop is a retail store that carries holistic, grain-free, organic foods, ...

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Providing excellent treatment for less suffering

*Sponsored content by Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center. By Judi McGuire For The Tribube Have you or someone you know experienced bone, muscle or joint pain? If you answered, “yes,” then you are already aware that musculoskeletal conditions and pain can affect people of all ages and can potentially keep you from enjoying life. The good news is that Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Ce ...

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Creating a trusted, personalized probiotic based solution, using research-based innovations, to serve individualized needs

*Sponsored content by ProTrea From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Bacteria tends to get a bad rap. Just hearing the word is enough to send many people straight to their trusty bottle of hand sanitizer. It might surprise you that approximately half of the average person’s cells are microbes, and the majority of them are bacteria. Your body’s bacterial ecosystem which has an enormous influence on your h ...

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St. Vincent’s continues commitment to Trussville with new location, remodeled rooms, enhanced technologies

*Sponsored content by St. Vincent’s By Tommi O. Peters For The Tribune St. Vincent’s, which is a part of Ascension, has had a longstanding commitment to serving the Trussville and surrounding community with St. Vincent’s East. As the health system continues to look for ways to best serve the community in the midst of the changing healthcare landscape, that dedication has only grown with both the enhancement ...

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