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Tips on Insomnia, Snooze Buttons, Hot Baths, Putting Phones Away and More

A UAB sleep medicine physician says make your bedroom an electronics-free-zone, along with some other good tips, to help get a good night's sleep.
27-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

NIH Awards Nearly $34 Million to UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science

This renewing of UAB’s prestigious Center for Translational Science Award will bolster research and workforce development at UAB and throughout its regional partner network in the Southeast.
21-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Community of the South: Donors Help Stretch UAB Kidney Chain to Record 51 Transplants

Fifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.
12-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Southern-Style Eating Strikes Again: Study Finds Diet Pattern Increases Heart Disease Risk

Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.
7-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Frank Talk About Sex Key to Improving Americans’ Sexual Health, Says UAB Physician

In JAMA Viewpoint, Edward W. Hook III, M.D., says doctors and patients must be willing to talk about sex if we are to decrease the nation’s rate of sexually transmitted infections.
6-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

The Last Hope: UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program

For a medical mystery that defies explanation or diagnosis, the Undiagnosed Diseases Program at UAB is the court of last resort. The program aims to unravel the most perplexing medical cases in which a diagnosis has not previously been made.
4-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

A Novel Toxin – and the First Ever Found – for a Deadly Pathogen, M. tuberculosis

Michael Niederweis of the University of Alabama at Birmingham describes the first known toxin of the pathogenic bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This necrotizing toxin is the founding member of a novel class of previously unrecognized toxins...
30-Jul-2015 4:05 PM EDT

UAB’s ROSA Robot Guides New Epilepsy Procedure

UAB is one of the only medical centers in the US using the ROSA robot in stereotactic EEG, to better find the origin of seizures in the brains of epilepsy patients prior to surgery.
29-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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VA Media Shooting Leaves Journalists Feeling Vulnerable, in Need of Healing, Says UAB Psychologist

26-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Injuries From Wearing High Heeled Shoes Increasing, Says UAB Injury Researcher

19-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

UAB Career Professionals Share Wisdom for New Graduates, Job Seekers

New graduates and students hoping to find a job or choose a career can increase their chances by heeding the advice of professional career planners. Specialists in Career and Professional Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham share...
6-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Who’s Hiring? New Grads See Brighter Job Market in 2015

More jobs are offered this spring for new grads, but students still in school should prepare for the job hunt before they graduate, says Joy Jones with UAB Career and Professional Development.
5-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

HIV Pioneer: Use Lessons From the Epidemic to Improve Health-Care System


Michael Saag, M.D., spreads message from first book to TEDxBirmingham attendees; says three lessons can help enact change.
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Your Social Media Footprint: Friend or Foe?

First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.
27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

How to Get the Internship You Want

Internships are today’s entry-level jobs, and at least 65 percent of students who intern receive job offers. Here are pointers on how to secure one.
11-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

UAB Experts Available, Presenting at 2015 International Stroke Conference

From secondary stroke prevention to alcohol consumption’s effect on stroke, UAB experts will cover various areas of the disease and will be available to provide expert comment.
10-Feb-2015 1:10 PM EST

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