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Ellis: Black America: How do we get out of COVID-19?

By Glenn Ellis Where should we be focusing our attention as a community at this point in the COVID-19? First, while we are all waiting this...

Brookwood Baptist Health Execs Make List of Health Care Professionals to...

By Ameera Steward For the Birmingham Times As an eighth grader growing up in Kenner, Louisiana, Jade Brice-Roshell attended a symposium for middle schoolers given by...

Drew: How to stay safe by properly using hand sanitizer

By Samuetta Hill Drew Everyone has heard through various forms of communication that washing hands is a critical safety factor in preventing the spread of...

Ellis: When COVID-19 gets into your respiratory system

By Glenn Ellis What is it about this COVID-19 that makes it so deadly? What does it do to the body that is more of...

Hospital emergency departments are open for business

By Bob Shepard UAB News Do not let coronavirus fears keep you from medical care, say emergency room physicians at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “One...

Ellis: An Open Letter to Black America on COVID-19

Dear Black America, By now, you've seen or heard that it has been validated once again: when white America gets a cold, black people get...

How one Alabama hospital works to conserve PPE through coronavirus crisis

By Tyler Greer UAB News https://youtu.be/pGOXYRdGCEk Medical and administrative leaders within University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital gathered in early March to address what — at the...

Protecting Your Vision and Health During COVID-19

Submitted Content Montgomery, AL – As information about the new coronavirus comes at a furious pace, at times offering conflicting and confusing advice, the Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology, the...

Ellis: Coronavirus and chronic diseases

By Glenn Ellis Chronic diseases affect nearly 1 in 2 adults in this country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) uses this definition: “Chronic...

UAB Med School Dean Explains Why Blacks Are Hit Harder By...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times COVID-19 can significantly kill more people than the flu; blacks and the poor tend to do much worse when infected...

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