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Ellis: Liver cancer, alcohol and what you should know

By Glenn Ellis Primary liver cancer is a form of cancer that begins in the liver and is linked with excessive alcohol consumption. Liver cancer...

Camp Bluebird Offers Relaxation and More for Cancer Survivors

Special to The Times When you think of cancer, many words may come to mind: chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, sickness, doctors, and others that typically do...

Emmy-winning actor Robert Guillaume, of ‘Soap’ and ‘Benson’ dies at 89

By HILLEL ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Guillaume, who rose from squalid beginnings in St. Louis slums to become a star in stage...

Another reason to watch what you eat: you can avoid food-borne...

by Alicia Rohan UAB News Parties and gatherings are typically centered around food, making it important to know the do’s and don’ts of handling food. Bernard Camins,...

Health Disparities: A Primer

Times Staff Report The fact that health disparities exist between groups in the United States has led the Health And Human Services (HHS) Department to...

When smokers kick the habit the benefits start right away

By Glenn Ellis Are you wondering why you’re still smoking cigarettes? Unless you enjoy the taste of more than 7,000 harmful chemicals entering your body...

Your body’s talking, make sure you listen

By Kathryn Sesser-Dorné I’ve known it for a year. At least in my gut. Something was wrong with me, and I just couldn’t put my finger...

Cycling event to help cancer patients kicks off in Birmingham Saturday

By Beena Thannical UAB News The Deep South Cancer Foundation will kick off the Magic City Cycliad a major cycling event benefiting cancer patients, at Railroad...

UAB receives $16 million grant to reduce cancer disparities

By Beena Thannickal UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham has received a five-year, $16.6 million renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute for the...

Cancer survivor Gary Burley: ‘Early detection is the key’

By Fred Mitchell For the Birmingham Times Gary Burley made a career of being a premier run-stopper and difference-maker on the football field as a defensive...

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