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Teens on the Fast Track

It all started with a search for teenagers doing things outside the box. The ones we found wowed us with their radio shows, set lists, blogs, and race cars, but more than that they overwhelmed us with their unrelenting passion and the initiative they take to translate it into action.

Magic City Kitties Unites Birmingham Cat Lovers

Facebook group Magic City Kitties was dreamed up by Lindsay Ellinas in February 2016.

Nancy McLemore’s Journey From Hospital Acting To Real Life Treatment

Voice over actress Nancy McLemore knows exactly what a breast cancer diagnosis sounds like. She recounts it for me in her living room, assuming her name is Kathy Smith.

Carly the Catalyst

Oil derived from the marijuana plant can reduce and even eliminate seizures for patients who can’t find relief with other medications.

Dream Home: Tree House Getaway

A new addition and reworked guest suite add another layer of tranquility to this lake retreat.

One on One: Rachel Callahan and Brandon Watkins

This month, we brought together a local blogger and designer.

Cystic Fibrosis Cure in Sight

A cystic fibrosis researcher sees the life-altering effects of a treatment that attacks the disease at its root.

Diabetes In Check

A common blood pressure drug is proving to address underlying cause of diabetes, one clinical trial patient at a time.

A Race Against Time for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

A researcher new to UAB brings an added ray of hope to a family fighting for a cure for to stop their son’s muscular dystrophy.

Paella on Fire

Each Wednesday Ovenbird features this Spanish national dish.

How Geographic and Racial Factors Impact Stroke

Stroke is the best example of a disease that’s possible to prevent and very hard to treat, according to Dr. George Howard of UAB’s School of Public Health. And that’s just was he is working to do along with his colleague (and wife) Dr. Virginia Howard.