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UA Start-Up Brings Health Device Concept to Friday’s Launchpad Competition

A University of Alabama start-up company developing a low-cost device for checking both muscle health and nerve cells will compete Friday in a business competition.

UA Discussion Focuses on Business Side of Patient-Centered Medical Home

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will host a panel discussion concerning the business side of a patient-centered medical home on July 25.

UA Health Sciences to Host Patient-Centered Medical Home Conference

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will host a conference this month that focuses on the Patient-Centered Medical Home and ways that physicians and other health-care providers can incorporate this model of care into their medical practices.

UA Health Communication Lab Offers Free Nutrition Camp for Children

Children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to learn more about making healthy choices.

UA Matters: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney offers a few tips on how to enjoy the summer sun and stay safe.

UA Scientists Identify Metabolic Link between Aging, Parkinson’s

University of Alabama researchers identified within animal models an enzyme that links genetic pathways that control aging with the death of dopamine neurons – a clinical hallmark of Parkinson’s disease.

Early Childhood Health Focus of UA’s Rural Health Conference

Early childhood health is the topic of the 15th Annual Rural Health Conference hosted by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences and its Institute for Rural Health Research.

UA Scientist Emphasizes Metabolites’ Role in Understanding Disease

Overreliance on genetic-centered approaches in predicting, diagnosing and treating disease will lead to few future scientific breakthroughs, cautioned a University of Alabama researcher who co-authored an article in an early online issue of Genetics advocating for a greater emphasis on the body’s metabolites in understanding illnesses.

UA Matters: Having a Healthy Spring Break

It’s almost that time of year – spring break. While it’s definitely an occasion to let loose and have some fun, anyone planning on enjoying the much-awaited break should also use some caution. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jennifer Clem offers several tips on how to have a healthy and safe spring break. Be smart about […]

UA Fraternity to Host Blood Drive

The Delta Sigma Pi fraternity at The University of Alabama asks students, faculty and the Tuscaloosa community to participate in a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at the Life South Bloodmobile, which will be parked on the north side of the UA Quad.

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