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Surviving Sexual Abuse: Why more women are coming forward

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Growing up, Tammy Cauthen, a Birmingham-based counselor, said she was taught a valuable lesson. “I was told that if anybody ever...

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...

Lilly Ledbetter to be Honored at Women of Philanthropy Brunch on...

Special to The Times American icon and Alabama native Lilly Ledbetter will be honored at The Club on Dec. 8, 10 a.m., as part of...

Women veterans: one of the fastest growing client groups in the...

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Frances Phelps remembers returning home to Alabama from Virginia in 1977 and having to drive to Murfreesboro, Tenn., for...

‘Community Conversations’ Continue this week at The Ballard House

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times The Ballard House Project will continue its “GATHER for Community Conversations” this week with a forum on Hip Hop and...

Routine checkup and knowing her family’s history with breast cancer may...

By Zarinah Shahid Alabama NewsCenter With October wrapping up – the month recognized as breast cancer awareness month – it serves as a reminder for many...

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...

High fashion and high style for a higher purpose at Housing...

By Joseph D. Bryant Housing Authority of the Birmingham District The crowd erupted in cheers and applause as each model took a turn dominating the runway. Co-hosts...

Inspired by his wife’s selfless example, Tracey Muhammad teaches others about...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times After his wife was diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer, Tracey Muhammad asked one of the doctors present how he could...

How UAB team eliminated some disparity between black and white women...

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times Data-driven research has for years borne out that there are diverse health conditions between different demographics—blacks and whites, for instance. “We...

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