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Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Want to Avoid a Cold? Try a Tattoo or Twenty, says UA Researcher

There’s no known cure for the common cold, but receiving multiple tattoos can strengthen your immunological responses, potentially making you heartier in fighting off common infections, according to research by a trio of University of Alabama scholars.

UA Pediatric Cancer Study Looking for Parents to Participate

A University of Alabama professor’s new pediatric cancer study looks at ways to help parents cope with their child’s diagnosis and treatment.

UA Business Students Partner with Healthcare Business Solutions on Project

The University of Alabama’s Business Analytics Lab at the Culverhouse College of Commerce recently completed its first business analytics study for Healthcare Business Solutions, one of its partner companies.

UA’S CCHS to Host Brussels Sprout Challenge at Heart Walk

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences is offering a Brussels Sprout Challenge during the American Heart Association’s West Alabama Heart Walk.

Founder of IntegraNet to Address McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at UA

Larry Wedekind, founder and CEO of IntegraNet Health Systems, will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture and discussion will be followed by dinner with UA students at 5:45 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda.

UA Matters: How to Improve Sleep Quality

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Norma G. Cuellar offers sleep hygiene tips for improving your sleep.

UA’s Project FAITHH Conference Features Several HIV/AIDS Activists

Five nationally known HIV/AIDS activists are the featured speakers at The University of Alabama’s Project FAITHH conference in Montgomery Dec. 4.

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.