Want to help make healthcare more affordable? Check out this job opportunity at Encompass Health

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Cody Carter, Elizabeth Box and Jimmy Neeley of Encompass Health. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

National Health Care Supply Chain Week happened earlier this month. This week provides an opportunity to recognize the integral role supply chain professionals play in delivering high-quality patient care. This industry might also be the key to lowering ever-rising healthcare costs. We spoke with some of Encompass Health’s supply chain team in Birmingham to learn more about it–and got the scoop on a job opportunity available.

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Get to know the Battle Mafia, the badass team behind Battle Republic. They’re hiring!

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Battle Mafia. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Battle Republic in Homewood is introducing a brand new workout concept to the Birmingham area. We heard they have some amazing coaches and staff (known as the Battle Mafia), so we wanted to get to know them a little and learn what Battle Republic means to them. Check it out below.

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Building a better Birmingham: meet the team shaking things up at Orchestra Partners

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Friendly competition. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you live in Birmingham, you’ve seen the work of Orchestra Partners across town. This real estate development firm is a little different from the rest, focusing on historical buildings and breathing new life into Birmingham’s core neighborhoods. Learn more about their team and the work they’re doing to make Birmingham a better place to live!

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X marks the spot: 13 spooky Birmingham places to check out. FREE map included!

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Abandoned coffins. Photo via Josh Box of Underground Birmingham

A chill is in the air and Halloween is upon us, Birmingham. What better way to celebrate than to go explore some of Birmingham’s very own spooky spots? Below is a list of places where things go bump in the night… get a friend, hop in the car, and check them out, if you dare! 

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7 fall events for dog-lovers in Birmingham, including #MakeADogsDay at Greater Birmingham Humane Society October 22

Photo via Greater Birmingham Humane Society on Facebook

Do you have a special furry four-legged friend in your life? Are you looking for one? Do you just love dogs? If so, these seven events coming up this fall in Birmingham might be for you.

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What to do with your baby or toddler for Halloween in Birmingham

This mummy is ready for Halloween. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now 

Halloween is almost here! It’s time to get out the costumes and candy, Birmingham. Wondering what to do if you have a little one that’s not quite ready to trick or treat just yet? Check out the options below.

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Food Network star Dom Tesoriero visits Birmingham

Dom Tesoriero. Photo by Amanda Lee via @ChefDomTesoriero on Facebook

As residents of Birmingham, we all know we have some of the best food around. And it’s always nice to see our culinary scene recognized on a national level. Most recently, Food Network’s Dom Tesoriero stopped by the Magic City for his Youtube series, “Dom Eats Local“. Where did he go? What did he think? Find out below.

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Powerful Birmingham Museum of Art exhibit explores the history and ramifications of redlining

Redlining BHM panel. Pictured from left to right: Richard Rice, Celestia Morgan, Odessa Woolfolk, and T. Marie King

On Tuesday night, the Birmingham Museum of Art hosted a panel titled Redlining BHM. Birmingham artist Celestia Morgan, whose current exhibit, REDLINE, is on display at the museum, was joined by community activists to discuss redlining in Birmingham and what it’s meant for the city. Learn more about it below. 

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5 places to take your used running shoes in Birmingham

My running buddy, Lola, with some of my tried-and-true Asics. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now

Earlier this week, we told you about 10 fall runs coming up in Birmingham. Are you getting some new kicks for the occasion? Is it time for some new ones anyway? If so, here are the spots in Birmingham where you can take your used ones. 

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A guide to 10 fall runs in Birmingham, including the Zombie Night Run on Oct. 27

Trick or Trot 5k. Photo via Kid One Transport on Facebook

We are finally getting some cooler temps here in Bham. For some of us, that means longer runs! After slogging through three-mile jogs all summer, I for one am looking forward to getting outside a bit more and increasing my mileage. I may attempt the Magic City Half in November, which got me thinking: what other fall races are there in Birmingham? Below is a list. 

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Flu season is here: how to prepare and when to take your child to the ER

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My baby boy getting his flu shot. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now 

Flu season is upon us, Birmingham. Are you prepared? We spoke with Dr. Samuel Strachan, pediatric emergency medicine fellow at Children’s of Alabama/UAB, about symptoms to watch for, what to do if you think your child has the flu, and when it’s time (and NOT time) to go to the ER. 

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