Dr. Alan Blum

Alan Blum, MD, one of the foremost authorities on the dangers of tobacco and an anti-smoking leader, is a family physician and professor of family medicine at the College of Community Health Sciences, which also functions as the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus of The University of Alabama School of Medicine. He serves as director of The University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, which he established in 1999. Currently, Dr. Blum is focusing on what he believes to be an epidemic whose dangers dwarf those of tobacco—digital media addiction.

Brain Health

The Newest Frightening Epidemic: Digital Media Addiction—with Dr. Alan Blum

Dr. Alan Blum joins Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner to discuss digital-media addiction.