The newest addition to the medical portion of downtown Birmingham’s skyline has led to a necessary, and currently temporary, move of parking facilities for the city’s VA medical center. The changes went into effect November 1.
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November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Health
The public battle over the Jefferson County Commission’s plans to discontinue inpatient services at Cooper Green Mercy Hospital got a little more attention (and interesting) earlier this week, thanks to the Rev. Al Sharpton.
The nationally acclaimed sustainable food non-profit now known as Jones Valley Teaching Farm made its name change official via an email sent to those on its mailing list and a change to its website on May 11. The focus on education means more news is coming soon.
May 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Health
There may be a correlation between two reports released in recent weeks looking at Birmingham, AL and our metro area’s level of fitness – but it’s not like folks aren’t already trying to fix the problem.
March 15th, 2011 · Comments Off · Health
This Saturday residents of Birmingham, AL (and more than 100 other communities) will have an opportunity to learn first aid skills for free.
January 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Health
Last year, Stephen Vinson walked the 5KBR. This year, the Birmingham, AL native is going to walk the Mercedes Half-Marathon instead. He’ll have a lot of folks keeping track of his progress thanks to his recent interview with The Birmingham News.
February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Health
Five babies were born before midnight on Sunday at UAB’s new Women and Infant Center. One of them received a full tuition scholarship from the University of Alabama at Birmingham the next day. Pretty cool…