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Your health: Parks, green spaces promote exercise

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Birmingham is constantly adding green spaces, areas designed to encourage healthy lifestyles among its residents. And the more Birminhgamians learn...

Medicaid expansion, payday lending reform highlight Arise’s 2017 priorities

Times staff report Medicaid expansion, consumer-friendly lending reforms and creation of a state minimum wage are among the goals on Alabama Arise’s 2017 legislative agenda....

Road Rage: How to Protect Yourself

By Samuetta Hill Drew Aggressive driving practices have played a major role in an estimated 66 percent of all fatal car accidents in America.  In many of...

State-of-the-art Cooper Green medical facility unveiled

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos on Wednesday announced plans for the county to build a state-of-the-art ambulatory health care facility...

Overscheduling activities can cause burn-out for children and parents

By Alicia Rohan UAB News A new school year means new after-school activities, which can lead to a balancing act of schedules for parents. Between sports, music...

Hillary Clinton rolls out mental health care plan

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor Last week, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton released a health care proposal designed to support millions of Americans suffering...

Lawmakers must fix Medicaid shortfall

By Rodger Smitherman The Alabama Legislature did not approve lottery legislation that would have provided millions to fund our Medicaid shortfall and additional education needs...

Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest

By James MacPherson Associated Press NEAR THE STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION, N.D. (AP) — Native Americans from reservations hundreds of miles away from North Dakota have...

UAB students run clinic for the underserved in downtown Birmingham

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times A 54-year-old patient has come to the Equal Access Birmingham (EAB) clinic, located in the Church of the...

Mentors guide others toward careers in biomedicine research

By Jeff Hansen UAB News For a second summer, Maria Onatunde has come to UAB as a Preparation for Graduate and Medical Education (PARAdiGM) student, in the UAB...

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