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Posts Tagged ‘Health’

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.

University Medical Center at UA Expands Evening Hours

The University Medical Center, which is operated by The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, will expand its evening hours beginning next month in an effort to increase access to health care for West Alabama residents.

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: Tips for Finding a Good Nursing Home

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Heather Carter-Templeton offers the following tips to help you determine the right nursing home for a loved one.

Gov. Bentley to Address McCollough Medical Scholars Forum at UA

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, a graduate of The University of Alabama School of Medicine, will present the opening lecture at the 13th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Friday, Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus.

Gray Named Director of UA’s Brewer-Porch Children’s Center

Dr. Rick Gray, a health care administrator with more than 20 years of experience in executive positions at health care facilities across the Southeast, has been named executive director of The University of Alabama’s Brewer-Porch Children’s Center.

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.