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Coping with Grief at the Holidays

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A UAB psychologist offers ways to help ease the loss of a loved one as the holiday season unfolds.
13-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Diamond as the Steppingstone to New Materials, Using Plasma Physics Technology

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Physicists want to create novel compounds that surpass diamonds in heat resistance and nearly rival them in hardness. In a paper in the journal Materials, they investigate how the addition of boron, while making a diamond film via plasma vapor...
11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Two Alabamians Push UAB Hospital Past Milestone of 10,000 Kidney Transplants

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The hope given from a deceased donor, and a sibling, give two kidney transplant recipients a chance to live
8-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cold Weather Woes and Dry Eyes

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It is easy to remember steps to prevent the body from getting cold, but what can be done to protect the eyes when cold weather hits?
7-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Link Found Between Estrogens and Changes in Heart Physiology

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Using zebrafish mutants in four different estrogen receptors, Daniel Gorelick has found a novel mechanism of estrogen action on heart physiology. Broader use of the mutants, he says, may have significant implications for studies of estrogenic...
6-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Reducing Light and Noise Made a Psychiatric ICU Unit Calmer and Safer, Study Says

Turning down the lights and reducing noise levels as part of a stimulation reduction initiative can decrease assaults and the amount of time patients must spend in restraint at psychiatric intensive care units, according to new research from UAB.
5-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

A Guide to Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse

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UAB School of Nursing faculty contributed to a field guide for health care, social service and law enforcement professionals.
27-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Comprehensive Study Examines Gun-Related Deaths and How to Prevent Them

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A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.
20-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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And the Alabama Senate Winner Is... Political Expert Available for Comments After Election

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12-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST

Leading Expert Available to Discuss HIV/AIDS Ahead of World AIDS Day

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28-Nov-2017 2:50 PM EST

What Foods Are Making You Sick This Holiday Season?

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20-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST

Navigating the Holidays Can Be Difficult for Those with Dementia and Their Families

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20-Nov-2017 12:05 AM EST

How to Prepare for Big Thanksgiving Meals

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17-Nov-2017 12:05 AM EST

Conversations at the Holiday Table About What Is Harassment Could Blow Families Apart, Says UAB Psychologist.

16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Toys or Experiences? What You Should Know This Gift-Giving Season

Giving exciting experiences rather than clutter-producing toys is on-trend this holiday season, and experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have advice on how to do it right. “Experiences are a wonderful way to offer an alternative”...
14-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST

Allegations Against Roy Moore Unlikely to Deter Conservative Voters in Alabama

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9-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EST

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