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Dr. Mia Cowan: Finding a Beautiful Approach to Health

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times MiBella means “my beautiful” in Italian—and that’s the goal for Mia Cowan, MD, at her wellness center off of Highway...

Ellis: A Call to Action to Protect Food Stamps

By Glenn Ellis Am I the only one who realizes that the “diversion” of the Trump Impeachment hearings came at a time where, quite literally,...

How Onset of Diabetes Differs for Blacks and Whites

By Adam Pope UAB News A new study published in Circulation Research by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers shows that young, healthy African American individuals...

Ellis: The Unwelcomed Guest: Holiday Heart Syndrome

By Glenn Ellis From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, emergency room visits and hospital admissions for acute illnesses tend to spike. While the holidays are...

UAB Launches Live HealthSmart Alabama, Designed to Increase Wellness Statewide

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times UAB leaders on Tuesday launched Live HealthSmart Alabama, a partnership between the institution, community, government, business and education agencies to...

More Alabamians Lack Health Insurance. Why It’s Important to Sign Up

By Brian Massey Improving the health and wellness of individuals and communities involves understanding and addressing numerous conditions in our environment that can affect one’s...

Brookwood Baptist Health Doctors: What to Know During Diabetes Awareness Month

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to raise understanding about diabetes, an illness that affects millions of Americans...

Ellis: Beware of Salmonella in Turkey as Thanksgiving Nears

By Glenn Ellis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading is present in live turkeys and in many...

Drew: Mall Parking and Shopping Safety during the Holidays

By Samuetta Hill Drew With Black Friday on the horizon and stores starting their 2019 sales early because of the short shopping season between Thanksgiving...

Jefferson County approves UAB-led Healthcare Authority to Run Cooper Green

The Birmingham Times Calling it a “defining moment” for indigent patients, a majority of Jefferson County Commissioners on Tuesday voted to create a UAB-led Health...

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