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UA Researcher Hopes to Change Health Outcomes One Community at a Time

A University of Alabama researcher is encouraging communities to take responsibility for their own health — and she’s giving them the tools to do just that, thanks to a $7,500 grant.

UA Matters: Keeping the Young, Young at Heart Safe from Sun

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers a few tips on how to protect those who are especially susceptible to problems from the hot summer sun.

UA’s Leeper Honored for Statistical Contributions to Medicine, Public Health

Dr. James Leeper, a professor in the department of community and rural medicine at The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

UA Matters: Exercising, Working in the Summer Heat

Hot, humid weather poses great challenges for those working or exercising out of doors. The University of Alabama’s Dr. Phil Bishop offers some advice on staying safe in the heat. Exercise and work causes us to produce more heat, and we must evaporate sweat to stay cool, so exercise early in the AM and late […]

UA Matters: Reducing Allergy Symptoms Without Medication

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Richard Friend offers some suggestions to reduce allergy symptoms without medication.

UA’s Rural Health Conference Features Cooking Challenge

This year’s Rural Health Conference, slated for April 17 at The University of Alabama, will feature a “cooking challenge.”

UA Matters: Importance of Adequate Sleep

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Adam Knowlden offers insight into the importance of sleep and a few tips to help you rest well and awaken refreshed.

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 Professor Developing Wearable Device to Track Diet

A University of Alabama researcher is the lead on a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Health to test the practical accuracy of a wearable sensor in tracking diet.

UA Matters: Helping Your Loved One Stop Smoking

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Alice March offers some suggestions for you to help your loved one with tobacco addition.

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