Here's what you saw on Good Day Alabama for May 21, 2013...
JEH - Jeh Jeh joined us this morning to talk about the SEC Baseball
Tournament featuring 12 collegiate teams from the SEC. It will be held
at at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium for the 16th consecutive year.
The tournament field will increase from 10 to 12 teams and begins today.
Seeds 5-12 will meet in a single elimination format on the opening day
of the tournament, followed by traditional double-elimination play
Wednesday-Friday. The tournament will return to single elimination play
on Saturday. For more information, please visit www.secsports.com
MONEY TUESDAY - It's true that the economy and job market are improving yet the pace of the recovery remains slow. Certain sectors such as manufacturing remain weak and job losses continue. If you lose your job or know someone who recently lost his or her job, Stewart Welch offered us six things to do immediately.
1. Decide on health insurance.
2. Apply for unemployment benefits.
3. Implement zero-based budgeting.
4. Get new skills.
5. Build a killer resume.
6. Network, network, network.
He also says to always remain optimistic. Visit www.welchgroup.com for more pointers.
INTERIOR DESIGN - Perry Umphrey with Virginia College joined us with advice on interior design! Today he discussed seasonal color changes to refresh your decor. Perry is a state registered and NCIDQ certified interior designer. He is owner of Umphrey Interiors and is an adjunct instructor at Virginia College. For more information, visit www.umphreyinteriors.com.
DR ASA ON ALLERGIES - Dr. Asa Andrew joined us with advice on beating seasonal allergies. He says the main causes of seasonal allergies are excess histamine, not digesting proteins effectively, and lack of hydrochloric acid in stomach. And he recommended several effective ways to beat seasonal allergies. He says use local honey, proteolytic enzymes with meals, eat more pineapple, avoid dairy and flour based foods during the pollen season Mid April- Mid May, and see a Physician for allergy treatment if severe symptoms are persistent. Known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®, Asa Andrew, MD is a national best-selling author, radio and TV host, and founder of Diagnosis HOPE, a non-profit dedicated to health education and supporting the uninsured. He has dedicated his life to helping others thrive in their health.
WILDLIFE EXPERT - Stuart R. Goldsby is the Regional Hunter Education Coordinator for Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. He discussed the importance and benefits of snakes as well as ways to take precautions for hunters in the field. For more information call Outdoor Alabama's Wildlife section 334-242-3469, Enforcement section 334-242-3467, Fisheries section 334-242-3471, or visit outdooralabama.com.
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, the American Cancer Society celebrates 100 years! How much change has come about during that time? We take a look! Internationally beloved author of "The Kite Runner," Khaled Hosseini joins us with his highly-anticipated first new novel in six years. Our veterinarian joins us in the studio to take your questions about your pets' health! Mickey visits with his buddies at the Birmingham Zoo! We check out what's going on at Aldridge Gardens this month and we get the latest in your entertainment news! Join us for all of this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama!
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