Alan Blum, MD

Alan Blum, MD, is professor and Gerald Leon Wallace, MD, Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at University of Alabama School of Medicine. He also is director of The University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society.

Brain Health

The Newest Frightening Epidemic: Digital Media Addiction—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Alan Blum

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


What’s Up with Extra Nipples?

Actor Mark Wahlberg openly acknowledges he has an extra nipple. Is this common? A medical concern? Here’s what you wanted to know…


Stop the Ebola Myths

What you need to know most about this outbreak… From the public's perspective, the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa…


Does Skipping Breakfast Make You Fat?

You’ve heard it a gazillion times—breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So how come about 31 million…