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UA, Pickens Partnership Aims to Improve Rural Area’s Health, Education

The University of Alabama has teamed with Pickens County to provide learning opportunities for students while improving the health and well-being of the rural county of nearly 20,000.

UA Matters: Using Mindfulness to Lower Stress

Practicing mindfulness is a simple way to help train the brain to be calmer and less stressed, says the University of Alabama’s Dr. Harriet Myers.

UA Matters: What is Mindfulness, and How Can I Cultivate it?  

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer explains how mindfulness and contemplative practices can improve overall health and well-being.

UA Matters: Effects of Chronic Stress

This is the first of a two-part series on chronic stress and how to lower stress levels. Some side effects of stress, like a headache, can be felt immediately. But too much stress over time can wreak havoc on the body. Some chronic health conditions can be attributed to long-term stress, said The University of Alabama’s […]

Training by UA Professors Helps Head Start Program Win Recognition

A Head Start program in Hale County that is the beneficiary of a grant to University of Alabama faculty has received recognition from a national organization. At the 12th International PATHS Conference in Chicago, the Hale County Head Start center was recognized as a PATHS Model School. The Hale County Head Start is based in Sawyerville and overseen by Community Service Programs of West Alabama.

UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Celebrates 20th Class

The Rural Medical Scholars Program at the College of Community Health Sciences will honor the graduates of its 20th class, as well as alumni of the now two-decade-old program, on Sunday, May 1, at Hotel Capstone on The University of Alabama campus. A reception for program alumni will be at 3 p.m. and will be followed by the 20th Annual Rural Scholars Convocation, where the current classes of the Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars will be recognized.

UA to Host Training Course for Clinicians who Prescribe Opioid Medications

The University of Alabama will host a training course May 12 for clinicians who prescribe opioid medications.

UA’s Rural Health Conference to Focus on Integrative Medicine

The University of Alabama’s Rural Health Conference April 27-28 will examine how nonmainstream health care and conventional medicine can work together.

UA Matters: Heart Attacks — Different Signs for Men, Women

While men and women share some of the same heart attack symptoms, The University of Alabama’s Dr. Joseph Fritz explains they can also have different symptoms.

UA Matters: Helping Children Connect with Nature

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer offers some ideas that may help connect your child with nature.

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