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Pregnant women battling addiction find hope, success in UAB program

By Savannah Koplon UAB News Kate (name redacted for patient privacy) was five months’ along when she found out she was pregnant. During a doctor’s visit,...

Addiction program focuses on caring for pregnant women with substance use...

By Alicia Rohan UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham Women and Infants Services has established the UAB Comprehensive Program for Addiction in Pregnancy with...

UAB Hosts addiction recovery walk at Railroad Park Sept. 23

By Bob Shepard UAB News The Addiction Recovery Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, along with a number of community partners, will host the End...

Surgeon general report: ‘Addiction is not a character flaw’

By Carla K. Johnson AP Medical Writer In what may be his last significant act as President Barack Obama’s surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy released a...

Deterring opiate abuse and addiction: U.S. Attorney convenes summit in Birmingham

Special to The Times The U.S. Attorney’s Office is this week presenting law enforcement training on the illegal diversion of prescription opioid drugs and a...

U.S. Attorney: ‘Heroin is widely available. . .overdose deaths continue to...

By Joyce White Vance The White House, in conjunction with the Department of Justice, have proclaimed this week National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week to...

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