Health care

Affordable Care Act: State of the Uninsured

When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010 — to provide health care coverage to uninsured Americans and expand...

Businessmen in Alabama: Top Management Skills in Philanthropy

“Business? Mankind was my business, ” says corporate head-turned-ghost, Jacob Marley, in Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” “Charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were, all, my...

Improved Healthcare: Keeping Pace with Aging Customers

Improved healthcare and longer life spans have made it possible for people to stay active longer and to have higher expectations than those of...

Tracking the Long Life of Nuclear Harm

In a spate of recent medical journal articles and presentations at scientific conferences, Dr. Wladimir Wertelecki has warned that long-term health risks from nuclear...

Atherotech: Building Better Blood Tests For The Future

It’s a bit unsettling to know that the traditional cholesterol test used on patients most at risk for heart disease is inaccurate 60 percent...

VIPAAR Biotechnology Company: Now You See It

The notion of having a technician materialize before your eyes to help you fix your computer might seem as farfetched as a scene from...

Vaping and E-cigarettes Popularity: Vape ’em if you Got ’em

The vagaries of vaping in Alabama have brought quick profits to retailers, provided jobs in the state’s quietest backwaters and left everyone in the...

Hospitals are Selling the Best in Medicine

It’s hard to predict what’s going to happen next as the economy continues its snail’s pace recovery. But one thing is certain — industries...

Affordable Care Act Insights

We turn this month to two experts for insights on the Affordable Care Act and Alabama’s policy decisions regarding the Act. Dr. Don Williamson...

Doctor Visits and Affordable Healthcare

There have been ups and downs during his long health care career, but Dr. Bruce Irwin is exactly where he wants to be right...

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