Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center Brings Hope

During a Forge retreat, survivors and their co-survivors share stories and find strength and hope in community. (Forge) forgeon.org The phone rings at Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center. On the other end of the line is an individual recently dia...

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Signs of Breast Cancer *Not* a Lump

By Charlotte Hilton AndersenWomen’s Health One in six women diagnosed with breast cancer first report a symptom other than a lump, research shows. Here are non-lump symptoms in women to look out for. “I noticed something green spilled on the front...

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Celebration of Hispanic Culture at Fiesta

Patrons gather for the 17th annual Fiesta, Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage in Birmingham’s Linn Park. (Amarr Croskey, For The Birmingham Times) Amarr Croskey Photos Fiesta, Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispani...

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Ellis: Black Doctors Matter

By Glenn Ellis I recently saw a statement on social media from a medical school professor, boasting that women and applicants of color were up for consideration for admission to medical at their institution. Let’s not think that an increase in qua...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 days ago

Montgomery elects Steven Reed as first black mayor

CBS/AP Alabama’s capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday. Probate Judge Steven Reed, 45, clasped the history-making victory...