Medical Issues


Addictions | Aug. 18 2016

Lottery won’t give healthier future to our children, Alabama pediatrician says

Shame on us. The lottery is no way to finance the Medicaid program that provides health insurance for more than a million Alabamians — with... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jun. 16 2016

National Center for Health Statistics says teen birth rates in nation, Alabama on steep decline because of economy

The trend in teen birth rates is continuing to decline along with teen pregnancy and abortion rates among teens. According to a new report from... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Majority of Americans think abortion should be legal in all or most cases, survey shows

According to a recent survey of Americans, 56 percent now think abortion should be legal in all or most cases — up from the slight dip... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 26 2016

Miscarriage Is Personal

It is not a dramatic story unless you lived it. I did and it changed me forever.  It was the summer before my last year of seminary. My... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 14 2016

Brookwood Baptist Health unveils new brand

Brookwood Baptist Health (BBH) — the joint venture uniting the former Brookwood Medical Center with Baptist Health System (BHS) and Tenet... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Feb. 4 2016

Alabama Baptists support life through pregnancy resource centers

As the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 — which would effectively repeal some of the Affordable... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Sep. 17 2015

Department of Mental Health provides help to mentally challenged, mentally ill

Unless you or a loved one receives services provided by the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH), you may not know much about the agency’s... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 24 2015

Second Planned Parenthood video brings polarized media response

A week after America saw a stunning undercover video of a Planned Parenthood (PP) executive discussing the methods and price tag of harvesting... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 23 2015

Christians decry news of Planned Parenthood selling fetal parts

Christians took to social media en masse after news broke July 14 that Planned Parenthood allegedly sold baby parts gained through partial birth... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Apr. 30 2015

Birmingham event focuses on helping church members struggling with mental illness

In the Jan. 8 issue of The Alabama Baptist, a series of articles was featured on the topic of mental illness issues. These articles explained... [READ MORE]

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