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The ABCs of Bicycling Safety Tips

By Samuetta Hill Drew Bicycling has become a new phenomenon in our city. With the addition of newly mounted bike stands filled with rentable green...

Teen Drivers and The Law

By Samuetta Hill Drew As the school buses begin to roll again on Alabama’s roadways so do vehicles driven by newly licensed teen drivers. Many...

American Cancer Society Honors Outstanding Birmingham Volunteer with notable national award

Special to The Times The American Cancer Society recognized UAB’s Dr. Mona Fouad with the American Cancer Society St. George National Award. The St. George National...

Distracted Walking – Heads Up Students!

By Samuetta Drew Summer for Alabama students is quickly coming to a screeching halt. Statewide, students are preparing to return back to school. This means...

Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Continues to Make Full Recovery

By Eboné Parks The Birmingham Times Count Tony Petelos among those who have an affinity for Cooper Green Mercy Health Services. The chief executive officer of...

What Jefferson County Commissioners Are Now Saying About Cooper Green Mercy...

A bitterly divided Jefferson County Commission voted in August 2012 to downsize Cooper Green Mercy Hospital. It was a decision that led to rancor...

Occupational therapists explore the serious side of play

From UAB Magazine Children’s play isn’t, well, child’s play. It’s a stepping stone to adulthood, says Laura K. Vogtle, professor and director of UAB’s Postprofessional...

African-Americans the largest group of minorities in need of organ transplants

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times Angela Johnson of Pell City is among the fortunate ones. The mother of two started receiving dialysis treatments in...

Surprise act of kindness gives Pell City woman new kidney, second...

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times Shanda Whitten of Jemison always knew she wanted to make a contribution to the world larger than herself....

UAB Health Smart Center helps people stay well

By Nathan Turner Jr. For The Birmingham Times A high percentage of visitors to the UAB Health Smart Center in downtown Birmingham are afflicted with diabetes...

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