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What Local Parents Teach Their Children About Racial Bias

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Wayne Richardson teaches his four children that everyone is the same. He tells them, “Know that you can’t look at...

Despite Challenges of Sickle Cell Disease, Cameron Thedford Inspires

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When others seem to be having a bad day, Cameron Thedford, a 20-year-old University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) student...

Drew: Back to School Safety Part II

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week the article discussed how riding on a school bus is usually safe, but the loading and unloading process could...

Ellis: Vaping: Whose Side is the FDA on?

By Glenn Ellis Most recently, we are finding out that vaping and e-cigarettes are causing health problems in the healthy lungs of young people. Initially touted...

Opening ARMS in North Birmingham 

Alabama Regional Medical Services (ARMS) last week officially cut the ribbon during a grand opening celebration of its Northern Health Center in North Birmingham....

Drew: Back To School Safety: Bus Stops

By Samuetta Hill Drew Schools nationwide are now open again for another academic year. Students are arriving at their schools using a variety of transportation...

Ellis: Is Fluoride In Your Water Safe?

By Glenn Ellis Fluoride in water has long been known to reduce dental cavities and tooth extractions in both children and adults. Yet, a recent...

Study Shows Link Between Unhealthy Diet and Depression in Youth

Alicia Rohan UAB News According to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, teens who consume foods with high levels of sodium and...

Drew: Food Safety Tips for Picnics and Tailgating

By Samuetta Hill Drew Labor Day is the holiday which marks the end of summer. Many citizens use this holiday to get in a little...

Ellis: Urban Gun Violence is a Public Health Crisis

By Glenn Ellis Urban community gun violence is a massive part of our country’s gun violence epidemic but, we’ve reach a point where it is...

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