12/2010   A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease

11/2010   Web based personal diet and exercise trainers provide a wide range of free tools that
may help you reach your goals. Tell us a about the web based personal trained that helped you
reach your diet and exercise goals.

10/2010  Advance directives can guide your physician and other health care professionals,
and relieve your family from the burden of guessing what types of care and treatment you
would want to receive if you become incapacitated or cannot express your wishes.

09/2010  Free Information To Help You Stop Smoking - In an effort to help those individuals who
are trying to stop smoking and encourage people not to start, the Alabama Department of Public
Health has developed
a free web-based support program.

07/2010  A new government website (HealthCare.gov) can help you find and buy health insurance.
The website includes information about Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Plan,
and high-risk pool coverage provided through the new Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan. In
addition, it includes information from more than 1,000 private insurance plans. Consumers can see
a list of all private health plans that are accepting new customers by state and zip code.

03/2010  Is a PSA Test Right For You?  Consider these decision aids for prostate cancer
screening.  

01/2010 Understanding Your Laboratory Test - If you recently had a laboratory tests performed
and have more questions, this web site may have just the information you have been looking for.

01/2010 - She's One Smart Mom, She's Got text4baby.  Get FREE messages each week on your
cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby's first year. Text4baby is an
educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition.

01/2010 - Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs - A new "twist" in the law makes it
easier to save on your prescription drug costs. Under a new law, more Medicare beneficiaries
could qualify for Extra Help with their Medicare prescription drug plan costs because some things
no longer count as income and resources.

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