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Drew: How to Decide Between the Virtual or Traditional Classroom

By Samuetta Hill Drew With the reopening of schools in America, parents are faced with one of the most difficult decisions they may have in...

Ellis: COVID-19 and Sickle Cell Disease

By Glenn Ellis September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month, and COVID-19 has given the need for awareness more urgent than ever. The Centers for Disease...

Drew: Safety Tips for Social Distancing at School

By Samuetta Hill Drew Our safety series on the Reopening of Schools in America has addressed engaging in an age appropriate conversation with your child(ren)...

Ellis: CDC’s Mind-Blowing Decision on COVID-19 Testing

By Glenn Ellis As of now, there is no clear proof that the antibodies that develop after being infected with COVID-19 offers any protection from...

Chadwick Boseman’s death ‘a wake-up call’, say UAB health providers

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times The recent death of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman brought heightened attention to colorectal cancer and served as a...

Drew: Safety Tips for Hand Washing at School

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week’s safety article reviewed facial coverings safety tips to practice for students returning to school. The article recommended that parents...

Ellis: When COVID-19 Collides with Flu Season

By Glenn Ellis Back in February, government officials expressed disbelief, as they announced that as many as 69,000 people might die from the impending COVID-19...

Why flu vaccine more important this year than ever

By Bob Shepard UAB News “If there was ever a year to be sure you get a flu vaccine, this is it.” That is the recommendation of...

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extends statewide mask order through September

By Michael Tomberlin Alabama Newscenter Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is extending a statewide order to wear masks in public until Oct. 2, saying the state has...

Drew: How to Safely Wear Face Coverings at School

By Samuetta Hill Drew In the midst of the coronavirus COVID-19, school reopening has begun around our state, nation and the world. Even though there...

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