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Ellis: Falls and fractures in the elderly

By Glenn Ellis It's a common fear among many with aging parents: a dreaded phone call comes in the middle of the night that a...

New clinic to help women with at-risk medical history prevent pregnancy

Savannah Koplon UAB News UAB Medicine’s Complex Contraception Clinic is now open at the John N Whitaker Building. The Complex Contraception Clinic will serve women with...

Ellis: Save ALL The Children

By Glenn Ellis “All my life America has taught me to raise the children and save America. Now, we’re talking about saving the children, and...

UAB Prof. Jessica Scoffield Becomes First Recipient of Notable Fellowship

By Emily Stembridge UAB News Jessica Scoffield, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is the first recipient of a new...

Drew: Stay Safe This Summer When Snorkeling

By Samuetta Hill Drew Summer is now official, and temperatures are beginning to spike. As temperatures climb to the mid and upper 90° Fahrenheit people...

Ellis: Beat The Heat and Drink Water

By Glenn Ellis There's a lot to do when the weather is right in the summertime. Unfortunately, too much fun in the sun can be...

Angelia Strode Survived 3 Heart Attacks Before Turning 50

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

Drew: Part III: Measles, Your Child and Your Summer Plans

By Samuetta Hill Drew This is the final article in the series about protecting your child at home and abroad when on summer vacation. It...

Ellis: How mosquitoes make life miserable

By Glenn Ellis Regardless of where you live in the United States, this time of year brings something (other than hot weather) that affects everyone:...

Drew: Part II: Measles, your child and summer plans

By Samuetta Hill Drew Last week’s article reviewed the seriousness of the measles disease and why. It also addressed possible health ramifications for children who...

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