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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...

UAB’s Sowing the Seeds of Health celebrates 15 years of service...

By Adam Pope UAB News For the past 15 years, the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in partnership with local organizations, has organized...

Birmingham hosts Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times  National experts and advocates gathered in Birmingham this week to offer insights into addressing the Southern AIDS epidemic. The event was...

Ahinoam and David Israel Bring Total Wellness Hub to Bessemer

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Last fall, Ahinoam Israel opened a café in Bessemer to provide herbal supplements that have helped her and can help...

All of Us Research Making Progress in Precision Medicine

By Bob Shepard UAB News The All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health has made strong progress in its efforts to advance precision medicine, according...

Drew: Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment for Heat-Related Illnesses

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week’s article outlined the differences between a heatstroke (sunstroke) and heat exhaustion, along with the dangers associated with them. Part...

Ellis: Diabetes and Amputation

By Glenn Ellis If you have diabetes, you're at higher risk for many related health problems, including foot or leg amputation. That's when you have...

Tackling Mental Health Stigmas in the Black Community

By Mallorie Turner For The Birmingham Times African Americans are 20 percent more likely to suffer from mental illnesses than the general population, according to federal...

Study Examines How to Reduce Dementia, Alzheimer’s Risk in African Americans

Holly Gainer UAB News Research shows African Americans are more than twice as likely than other populations to be diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Despite...

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