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Mental Health Awareness Initiative Kickoff on May 18

By Crystal Mullen-Johnson Mental Health care is an underutilized service in the African-American community. Transportation, poverty, mis-education and stigma can all be barriers for people...

Ellis: Hepatitis Infection and Dialysis

By Glenn Ellis Did you know African Americans are at increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease (CKD) leading to dialysis and transplant? Compared to...

What City Has in Store for Nearly 150,000 Residents Living in...

By Ameera Steward and Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Nearly 150,000 Birmingham residents live in food deserts—and they’re fed up. Wiley Short, president of the Spring Lake...

All of Us Research Program celebrates first year

By Bob Shepard UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham launched the Southern Network of the All of Us Research Program one year ago, on...

Drew: Safety Tips for Inflatable Bounce Houses

By Samuetta Hill Drew During the month of May, the articles will explore various safety measures for hot weather recreational fun activities individuals and families...

Ellis: Depression, suicide and blacks

By Glenn Ellis Last week, a dear friend, and a brilliant young man, ended his life by suicide. The irony is that just a week before,...

Dr. Mona Fouad’s team named winner of UAB’s Inaugural Grand Challenge

By Tyler Greer UAB News The diseases are familiar. So are the state’s rankings. Alabama ranks 46th in obesity, 48th in diabetes, and 49th in high blood pressure,...

UAB’s expertise will create effective healthcare for Cooper Green patients

By Will Ferniany and Tony Petelos As leaders of Jefferson County and the medical mission at the UAB Health System, we believe it is vital...

Drew: Part II, Motorcycle Safety Tips

By Samuetta Hill Drew We ended last week saying we would review this week how to purchase the best helmet and continue to highlight other...

Ellis: Suicide among blacks rise to level of alarm

By Glenn Ellis We got to do something yeah to save the children Soon it will be their turn to try and save the world Right now,...

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