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UAB doctors focus on disparities among Alzheimer’s patients

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times African-Americans are more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than whites and are less likely be diagnosed with the condition,...

Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama provides scholarships for adult day care

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Miller Piggott, executive director of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama (ACA), recently spoke to a room full of caregivers, physicians, and...

Does The Expiration Date on Your Medicine Mean You Can’t Take...

By Glenn Ellis Is expired medication effective and safe to take? Do drugs really stop working after the date stamped on the bottle? Drug manufacturers are...

Urinary Tract Infections can be Dangerous in Older People – Here’s...

  By Glenn Ellis When bacteria enter the urethra and your immune system doesn’t fight them off, they may spread to the bladder and kidneys. The...

Maximize the Office Visit: Be an Intelligent Patient

By Glenn Ellis As health-reform continues to take effect over the next several years (in one way or the other), millions of newly insured Americans...

Should Patients Take the Full Course of Antibiotics?

By Glenn Ellis A recent commentary published in the British Medical Journal reignited the debate on whether patients should stop antibiotics when they feel better...

Healthcare and medicine change for minorities throughout the years?

What are ways you have seen healthcare and medicine change for minorities throughout the years? When you talk about health disparities. He is the new director...

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