Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for March 10, 2014:
JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live from the Shades Shades Valley YMCA with Mikal Thomas. Today he showed us the latest exercises you can do for the week. For more information, call (205) 870-9622.
VET SPECIALIST - Dr. Jerome Williams joined us along with Dr. Tomeshia Hubbard, a Dermatologist. They discussed vaccine reactions and how they affect the skin of dogs (vaccine site vasculitis) as well as skin reactions to topical flea and tick products. Dr. Hubbard's clinic is Alabama Veterinary Allergy and Dermatology Service in Homewood. The address is 186 Oxmoor Rd, Ste A1, Homewood, AL 35209. The new phone number is 205-218-2707. She takes cases on Monday-Wednesday from 9:30am to 4:00pm. You can reach Dr. Williams at Red Mountain Animal Clinic at (205) 326-8080 or www.redmountainanimalclinic.com.
BBB - David Smitherman with the Better Business Bureau joined us to look at the top scams you should be aware of to protect yourself and your family. The top scams include the medical alert scan (a new twist to the telemarketing scam that promises of a "free" medical alert system targeting seniors and caretakers), Auction Reseller Scam (seller receives an email that looks like it's from PayPal confirming the payment, but emails are easy to fake), Arrest Warrant Scam (con artists take advantage of technology that can change what is visible on Caller ID allowing them to pose as the office of the local sheriff or other law enforcement agency), Invisible Home Improvements (involve some type of shoddy workmanship from unlicensed or untrained workers), Casting Call Scam (scammers pose as agents or talent scouts looking for actors, singers, models, reality show contestants, etc., and use phony audition notices to fool aspiring performers into paying to try out for parts that don't exist), Foreign Currency Scam (scammers advertise an easy investment with high return and low risk when you purchase Iraqi Dinar, Vietnamese Dong or, most recently, the Egyptian Pound), Scam Texts (scam texts, known as "smishing," to steal personal information by looking like a text alert from your bank asking you to confirm information), Do Not Call Scams (scammers call pretending to be a government official calling to sign you up or confirming your previous participation on the Dot Not call list), Fake Friend Scam (scam that steals people's online identities to create fake profiles, which can be used in a variety of ways), & Affordable Care Act Scam (scammers call claiming to be from the federal government and saying the would-be victim needed a new insurance card or Medicare card). For more information, visit www.bbb.org.
DR. ASA - Janice talked with Dr. Asa Andrew - known as America's Health and Lifestyle Coach®. He is also 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. Today he discussed top ways of improving digestion:
For more information, visit http://www.drasa.com/.
ASK THE GARDENER - Alabama Cooperative Extension Agent Sallie Lee took questions from viewers about their gardening needs. You can reach her at the Extension office with your questions at (205) 879-6964 ext 11.
Tomorrow on Good Day Alabama, get ready to laugh as some of the comedians from "Stand up for Autism" join us in the studio! We get you ready for St. Patrick's Day with a big celebration in Birmingham's Southside this weekend! We show you what's new in entertainment! Jimmy Rockett joins us with advice for your garden! Join us for this and much more tomorrow on Good Day Alabama.