Healthcare

Keeping Seniors Home and Healthy

The Alabama Department of Senior Services coordinates a variety of programs for senior citizens and people with disabilities that reach thousands of individuals across...

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...

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, ...

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...

Building Better Blood Tests

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...

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...

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...

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 —...

Affordable Care Checkup

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

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