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UA Matters: Preventing Diabetes

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Joseph Fritz provides some simple precautions that, if followed, can prevent or delay diabetes.

UA Hosts Health Care Journalist, Author for Community Talk

T.R. Reid, a Washington Post journalist and author of the best-selling book, “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care,” will give a community talk at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Tuscaloosa River Market.

UA Matters: Talking to Your Kids About Sex

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Melanie Tucker offers a few tips for talking with your children about sex.

UA Psychologists Receive Grants to Expand ‘Coping Power’ Research

The University of Alabama Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems recently received a pair of grants totaling more than $2.2 million to expand Coping Power, a children’s behavioral therapy program co-designed by Dr. John Lochman, a UA professor.

UA Matters: What to Know if Breast Cancer Runs in Your Family

The University of Alabama’s Dr. John McDonald offers guidance on what women should know if breast cancer runs in their family.

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

Third-year medical students at The University of Alabama have an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system as part of an innovative new program being piloted this year.

UA Engages in Intervention Pilot Program for Childhood Obesity

Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.

Campus-wide Flu Shot Campaign Under Way at UA

A University of Alabama campaign to vaccinate faculty, staff and students against the flu this year begins in mid-September and will continue into November.

UA Matters: What is West Nile Virus?

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jared Ellis provides some basic information about West Nile Virus, as well as ways to prevent it.

UA’s University Medical Center Offers Evening Appointments

University Medical Center, located on The University of Alabama campus, has expanded its evening hours to include scheduled patient appointments.

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