Healthcare

Health Programs Make the Grade

When it comes to nursing and radiologic technology education, several of Alabama’s community colleges are making the grade with a high number of...

UAB Docs in the Lead on Stent Advance

In July, UAB Hospital became the first in the state to use a new implantable device that dissolves inside the human body to...

Introducing a Game-Changing Element

Tatva Biosciences, a young Mobile company, is building its business on silver nanoparticles — hoping it can transform some promising research into...

Take a Look at This

If you believe big things come in small packages, a nondescript lab in the research wing of University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer...

Critical Breakthrough

While the first rule of medicine might be, “Do no harm, ” it is quickly followed in importance by, “Stop the bleeding.”...

Breakthrough Brain Science

As a part of this issue’s focus on innovation, we spoke with Edward Taub, a medical researcher who has played a leading...

Not Bad for Starters

The class he wanted was full, so Taylor Rosenthal opted to try the Young Entrepreneurs...

Setting a New Standard in Health I/T

Dr. James Cimino, director of UAB’s new Informatics Institute, hopes to make health care...

Big Data, Big Hospital Venture

Makul Mehra, M.D., a Birmingham gastroenterologist, says he first met entrepreneur G.T. LaBorde while attending parent orientation at their children’s grade...

Strategies for Long-Term Health Care

Benjamin Franklin said nothing is certain except death and taxes. The extended epigram almost could have been: Nothing is certain except death, taxes...

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Market Volatility: Weighing the Wide Swings

Why what happened in 2018 is not out of the ordinary. Why not to overreact.

Spotlight on Montgomery County

Montgomery County, in central Alabama, is part of the state’s River Region and is home to the state’s capital city, Montgomery.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Birmingham Scrutinizes its Workforce

Birmingham put the numbers to its job market and found a lot of work to be done. For one, its IT segment grew 77 percent in five years, creating a job gap that will grow over the next decade.

Winning the Plant, Finding the Workforce

Alabama auto industry ramps up workforce development efforts in advance of the new Mazda Toyota plant.